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originally posted by: roadgravel
There was the "Minot AFB and Barksdale AFB" nuclear incident. Never forget about Murphy.
Hopefully being on foreign soil, precautions are even greater.
originally posted by: Zaphod58
a reply to: caterpillage
Fifty to ninety B61s. All of the current weapons under the sharing agreement are B61s.
Can you tell us how this is relevant? I have tried to find relevance but I am a bit lost.
originally posted by: rigel4
For the first time ever.. i now believe this Coup was indeed
a false flag!
Never before have I actually witnessed a false flag.. but this one is becoming painfully obvious.
originally posted by: Jonjonj
originally posted by: Willtell
We ain't buying it - is that the smell of a burning Reichstag?
Just what did and did not happen in Turkey yesterday is going to take some time to establish; however, the key thing to takeaway from the whole sorry debacle is that the dictator Erdogan is still in power and his grip on power was not weakened by the ‘coup’ attempt but rather, strengthened, especially in terms of popular support among the masses.
Erdogan was getting battered by all sides now he gets sympathy from his stupid people who voted him in. In that sense he was actually a George Bush( who the asshole American people voted in twice) who may turn into a Hitler
Media organisations such as Dogan, Hurriyet and others were still operating and putting out pro-Erdogan information, including updating their websites, long after they were supposedly seized by the coup plotters
This was a very strange coup, there were no apparent leaders, no-one came forward to make statements to the public or to try to garner support; quite clearly, even during a coup, Erdogan’s ego would not allow any criticism of himself or his regime. Who lead this coup? We have no idea as no-one came forward. This is clear proof that the whole deal was a pantomime, a set-up designed to bolster Erdogan’s regime after it had suffered a series of foreign policy failures.
A real coup would have accused him of rigging elections, cosying up to Israel, accepting bribes from Saudi monarchists, peddling ISIS’s stolen oil in partnership with his son and Barzani, the Kurdish strongman and, most insidious of all; killing the ‘golden goose’ by losing the EU Visa deal due to Brexit....rest assured any real coup plotters inside Turkey would know all this and more besides; they would have had the TV stations they supposedly seized to make these accusations and charges against Erdogan but instead, all we got was a short and obtuse statement read out by a newscaster.
You are so wrong on so many levels. I will never, ever take you seriously again.
originally posted by: Willtell
The Counter-Coup Begins: Erdogan Purges 2,745 Judges, Prosecutors; Arrests Hundreds
Last night, a poorly organized, badly planned, quasi-coup took place in Turkey which led to Erdogan further retrenching his authoritarian position in the country. This morning, the president's own "counter-coup" began with the purdhing of 2,745 judges across the country, as well as the issuance of arrest warrants for 140 appeals court members. Erdogan's path to full, authoritarian power is now open.
Turkey Accuses US Of Being Behind Military Coup, Demands Extradition Of Cleric Gulen
Turkish President Erdogan has called on the United States to extradite Fethullah Gulen, a US-based Muslim cleric he accuses of being behind Turkey's failed coup attempt. Moments earlier Turkey's Minister of Labor went one step further, and accused America of being behind the coup on live Television, as it was harboring Gulen.
Gulen, as those who have followed recent Turkish history know, is Erdogan's quasi-imaginary bogeyman nemesis; Erdogan has repeatedly accused Gulen of plotting a "parallel state" whose intention is to overthrow Erdogan, and has used that strawman narrative as justification to expand his powers and to push for a shift from a parliamentary to a presidential regime. Gulen wrote in his blog that "As someone who suffered under multiple military coups during the past five decades, it is especially insulting to be accused of having any link to such an attempt. I categorically deny such accusations."
If you ask me Erdogan himself is behind this ill conceived coup.
All to get sympathy…and as an excuse to do what he’s doing now, purging and the sure executions to soon follow.
This to me is Erdogan’s Reichstag fire
Turkey will become a dictatorship soon. And that will add to the universal insanity that is going on under Obama’s wise and stable regime (facetious)
Trump or Hillary next.
God help us!