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2017-03-19 Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Turkish Amb to Israel: Iran's Regional Ambitions Must Be Contained
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Posted by Steve White 2017-03-19 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6469 views ]  Top

#1 I thought the Caliphate of Sultan Erdogan bin bullshit was the future? Why doesn't HE step up?
Posted by Frank G 2017-03-19 01:53||   2017-03-19 01:53|| Front Page Top

#2 Yep, let you & him fight: and we'll chear from sidelines - whomever is loosing.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2017-03-19 01:58||   2017-03-19 01:58|| Front Page Top

#3 If the Turks shade toward Israel, it is because they are very wise. Once various Jihad groups, Syria & Hezbollah exhaust themselves killing one another, they can roll them up in a mutually beneficial exercise. Iran is too far away to help and US is no longer in their corner.
Posted by alpha2c 2017-03-19 03:28||   2017-03-19 03:28|| Front Page Top

#4 "..Iran's Regional Ambitions Must Be Contained.."

Which is one reason why Turkey has troops in Iraq even though the Iraqis say it is a violation of sovereignty.
Posted by lord garth 2017-03-19 09:13||   2017-03-19 09:13|| Front Page Top

#5 Which is one reason why Turkey has troops in Iraq

That and keeping an eye on the Kurds.
Posted by Mullah Richard 2017-03-19 10:40||   2017-03-19 10:40|| Front Page Top

#6 Kurds also a big reason why Iran has their folks in Iraq.
Posted by Mullah Richard 2017-03-19 10:40||   2017-03-19 10:40|| Front Page Top

#7 yes the Kurds are a second reason for Turkey's interest

the third reason is history - Ottoman empire occupied Iraq for three hundred years (in two separate occupations interrupted by a Mamluk occupation) and it was sometimes pretty brutal and always favored the Sunni - a fair number of Iraqis speak turkish
Posted by lord garth 2017-03-19 11:44||   2017-03-19 11:44|| Front Page Top

#8 The Turks are crazy but not stupid, the Mullahs are just flat crazy.

The Turks know a nuclear strike on Israel will pollute large areas of southeast Turkey with radioactive fallout...the Mullahs don't seem to give a shit if the prevailing winds blow fallout all over Jordan, Iraq and Southwestern Iran.

I guess all of those genius nuke scientists in Soddy and Iran didn't study the effects of nuclear weapons quite as thoroughly as US educated physicists.
Posted by Sock Puppet of Doom 2017-03-19 11:51||   2017-03-19 11:51|| Front Page Top

#9 Turkish Amb to Israel: Iran's Regional Ambitions Must Be Contained

Yes. Right after The Honor of Erdogan's Moustache is defended.
Posted by gorb 2017-03-19 13:43||   2017-03-19 13:43|| Front Page Top

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