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Originally posted by Sharrow
reply to post by Winterpain
In Afghanistan the Soviets fought, not the Russians. The two are quite different. The Soviets are followed the rules of communism. No education, it's really matter how many are going to loose, etc, etc... The Russians are following a quite different approach.
Avigdor Lieberman, Israel’s foreign minister, has ordered officials to summon Turkey’s ambassador in Israel and lodge a protest over a Turkish television series that Israel says portrays its soldiers murdering Palestinian children.
The move is the latest twist in worsening relations between the two countries which have traditionally had close defence ties.
The political-military establishment in Israel has been extraordinarily furious following Turkey’s decision this week to exclude Israel from a multi-national aerial military exercise over Turkish territory.
The drill, dubbed the Anatolian Eagle Air-Defense Exercise, was to take place over the Turkish city of Konya on October 12 with the participation of warplanes from several NATO countries including the United States and Italy, as well as Israel and the host country, Turkey.
The drill has been held regularly since 2001 with international participation.
Israeli President Shimon Peres has downplayed the chances of an Israeli strike against Iran, saying that the US should be the leader in dealing with Iran.
"Iran is a problem for the world. I don't think Israel has to monopolize it. I don't think we have to jump ahead and claim to be a leader on that issue," Peres said in an interview with the Daily Telegraph on Thursday