Tag Archives: Turkey

Saudi Arms Deal Gone Sour

From Zero Hedge on the 16th: Following reports that the Kingdom is preparing to admit its role on Khashoggi’s death (the official story: that Khashoggi was killed during an interrogation by rogue killers), Republican lawmakers are stepping up their rhetoric against the … Continue reading

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Jamal Khashoggi

From Melkulangara Bhadrakumar: The disappearance of the Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi in mysterious circumstances while on a visit to his country’s consulate in Istanbul last Tuesday still remains unexplained… A chorus of condemnation of the Saudi regime is building up to … Continue reading

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Frightening the Germans

MoA – Microsoft Promotes Russia Scare To Gain Insider Access To Campaign Information: Microsoft now offers a “special cybersecurity protection” to those candidates and campaigns that use its Office 365, Outlock or Hotmail cloud services. NYT – Facebook Fueled Anti-Refugee … Continue reading

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Trump Uses Turkey to Destroy Israel

From Marshall Auerback at The Asia Times: Turkey represents over 10% of NATO personnel – more than the UK and France combined… The bulk of Turkey’s maturing external debt is denominated in a foreign currency… “With the Turkish lira trading … Continue reading

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The Battle for Hodeidah

From MoA: The U.S. sent “rebels” it trains at al-Tanf outside its self declared 55 kilometers deconfliction zone around Tanf to attack Syrian government forces. It supported them by air strikes. U.S. special forces are said to have taken part. This is … Continue reading

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US Arranges Attack in Syria

From Moon of Alabama: The Syrian army has deployed new air defenses in north-west Syrian that can cover Afrin canton which is under Turkish attack… The Kurds fighting the Turkish supported religious-extremists have some support from the Syrian government. Their … Continue reading

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Who Lost Turkey?

From Moon of Alabama: Trump promised to stop the delivery of weapons to the YPG forces in east-Syria. But the White House was evasive on the issue and the U.S. military Central Command has acted contrary to that promise… The … Continue reading

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