Turkey Archive

Time to kick Turkey out of NATO?: The Kurdish town of Kobane in western Syria is under siege by the Islamic State. A U.S.-led coalition has hit at the jihadists sieging Kobane—with 13 strikes on Wednesday and Thursday—but bombs alone may not suffice. It is the
Saudi Arabia, Qatar funding extremism: British commander: A former British commander in Iraq says that Saudi Arabia and Qatar are accountable for globally spreading extremism. In a recent interview with The Telegraph, General Jonathan Shaw said that both of the Arab states have ignited a “time
Beware President Obama: ISIS-backer Erdogan wants to replicate “Libyan Model” in Syria: Two recent developments have completely exposed the Turkish PM Erdogan as one of the main supporters, financiers and backers of the Salafi-Deobandi terrorist group, ISIS aka Daish aka IS. In recent comments and in his typical candid manner, US
Political bullying: Saudi and Turk sponsors of ISIS trying to silence Joe Biden’s bold voice against real sponsors of the Salafi Deobandi Islamic State: US Vice President Joe Biden is on record here with one of his famous politically incorrect ‘gaffs’. In this case however he did indeed speak the truth. The US allies like Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and UAE have been
Isis in Kobani: Turkey’s act of abandonment may mark an ‘irrevocable breach’ with Kurds across the region – Patrick Cockburn:   Kurds vented their fury at the Turkish government for standing by as Isis fighters looked poised to take the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobani in view of the Turkish border and the watching Turkish army. At least 12
Turkey: The goal congruence of political Islamists and ISIS:   Turkey’s stance in the joint struggle against IS is indeed low-profile, but perhaps this is an understatement. If the recent discourse of its decision-makers is scrutinized closely, one may reach the conclusion that the ruling Islamist government of
ISIS draws a steady stream of recruits from Turkey – Ceylan Yeginsu: ANKARA, Turkey — Having spent most of his youth as a drug addict in one of the poorest neighborhoods of Turkey’s capital, Can did not think he had much to lose when he was smuggled into Syria with 10
اسرائیلی اتحادی اور سراج الحق کے ہیرو طیب اردوغان اور تکفیری خوارج داعش کی پشت پناہی – خرم زکی: امریکی، اسرائیلی اور ناٹو اتحادی ترکی، شام میں تکفیری خارجی دہشتگردوں القاعدہ، جبہ نصرہ اور وہابی دہشتگرد گروہوں احرار الشام کی براہ راست مدد کر رہا ہے، ترکی میں سابق امریکی سفیر فرانسز ریکیارڈون کا اعتراف ترکی شام میں
Why Washington’s War on Terror Failed – by Patrick Cockburn:   There are extraordinary elements in the present U.S. policy in Iraq and Syria that are attracting surprisingly little attention. In Iraq, the U.S. is carrying out air strikes and sending in advisers and trainers to help beat back
Turkey is the global hub and highway of global Salafi Wahhabi and Deobandi Jihadists – by Patrick Cockburn:   The murder of the US journalist James Foley by a British jihadi has reignited the barren debate in Britain about new government powers to tackle extremist Islamic groups. Dubious counter-terrorism specialists, the exact nature of their expertise frequently
Iraq crisis: Is Turkey’s government supporting ISIS? – by Daniel Pipes:   The battle in Iraq consists of “Turkish-backed Sunni jihadis rebelling against an Iranian-backed Shi’ite-oriented central government,” I wrote in a recent article. Some readers question that the Republic of Turkey has supported the “Islamic State in Iraq and
الباکستانیوں کے ہیرو ترک وزیر اعظم طیب اردگان کی اسرائیل کے بارے میں منافقت – از عبدالقادر:     غزہ میں سینکڑوں فلسطینیوں کی شہادت پر آنسو بہاتے ہوۓ ترک وزیر اعظم طیب اردگان نے کہا کہ یہ بات سمجھ سے بالاتر ہے کہ مغرب اب بھی اسرائیل کا دفاع کر رہا ہے اور دنیا خاموش
Don’t Reward Qatar and Turkey By Letting Them Dictate Israel/Hamas Ceasefire:   Responding to reports that the United States, anxious to facilitate a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, “may be looking to Qatar and Turkey to help negotiate an end to the hostilities,” Jonathan Schanzer and David A. Weinberg, respectively
Did ISIS kidnap 3 Israeli children to provoke a war to deflect media attention to Gaza? – Patrick Cockburn: Editor’s note: We are posting a theory presented by Patrick Cockburn of the Independent in his July 21st article. The Saudi/ Gulf States, Turkey and Qatar sponsored Takfiri Khariji Deobandi Salafi ISIS wanted to take the world attention away
Shia mosque set on fire in Istanbul : Erdogan stokes Shia and Sufi Sunni hatred: Editor’s note: Shia mosque set on fire in Istanbul. Ottoman Sultanate is back under Erdogan’s AKP. Secular Kemalist Turks MUST reclaim their country. Where is Turkey headed? Disgusting how AKP is destroying the beautiful country and culture of Turkish Republic sinking
SOS from Iraq: 15,000 residents of Amirli under siege of death by ISIS terrorists: A small town in Kirkuk Iraq with a population of 15000 residents, most of them are Shia Turkemen and Sufi Sunni, is surrounded by the Islamic State (IS/ISIS) Salafi Wahhabi militants vowing to kill  every man, woman and child.
داعش کے حامی ملکوں کی اپنی بلا دوسروں کے سر ڈالنے کی کوشش – از عامر حسینی: اگر آپ کو گلف ریاستوں اور ترکی و اردن سے نکلنے والے اخبارات اور جرائد کو پڑهنے کا اتفاق آج کل ہو تو آپ کو پتہ چلے گا کہ ان اخبارات و جرائد میں اکثر عرب دنیا اور مشرق
اویا بیدر کا گمشدہ لفظ اور پاکستانی ادیبوں کی بلوچ اور شیعہ نسل کشی پر بے اعتنائی – از عامر حسینی:   اویا بیدر ترکی کی بہت معروف ادیبہ اور سوشل ڈیموکریٹ ہیں انہوں نے ترکی کی فوجی اور سیاسی اشرافیہ کے عتاب سے بچنے کے لئے 12 سال جلاوطنی کاٹی – ان کے ناول دی لوسٹ ورڈ کا ہما
ISIS: Ankara’s spoiled child? – by Mahir Zeynalov:   It was Dec. 25, 2013. A week after a major raid against suspects implicated in a corruption investigation in Turkey, including the sons of three ministers and pro-government businessmen, prosecutors ordered another wave of raids. Police chiefs appointed
Different Salafi movements and the growth of ISIL in Iraq:     Turkish intellectuals are largely ignorant about the new threat that is bordering Turkey. The so-called Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) is still an unknown entity for Turks. We have been hearing comments declaring that
Turkey bans YouTube after Syria security talk leaked: ANKARA: Turkey on Thursday banned YouTube after the video-sharing website was used to spread damaging leaked audio files from a state security meeting that discussed possible military action in Syria. The recordings purport to show senior Turkish government, military and
Will Erdogan apologize to Turkey’s Shiites? – by Türkçe okuyun: It was Turkey’s Shiite (Jaafari) community’s turn to be offended by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, as he criticized the Gulen faith movement, which he holds responsible for revealing the corruption files. Talking about Gulenists on a TV program, Erdogan said, “These people have three
ہم ترکی کے وزیر اعظم رجب طیب اردگان کے شیعہ مسلمانوں اور صوفی سنی مسلمانوں کے بارے میں نفرت انگیز الفاظ کی مذمت کرتے ہیں:   اپنے ایک حالیہ انٹر ویو میں ترکی کے وزیر اعظم رجب طیب ارد گان سے جب فتح اللہ گلین مکتبہ فکر اور ان کے درمیان تنازعات کے بارے میں پوچھا گیا تھا تو رجب طیب اردگان نے جواب
We condemn Shia phobia and bigoted anti Sufi Sunni remarks of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan: During a televised broadcast on 13 March 2013, PM Erdoğan was asked about the strife between his government and the Fethullah Gülen community, and he answered by considering Gülenists as worse than Shiites. In doing so he is condemning
Wahhabism vs Wahhabism: Qatar vs Saudi Arabia: Editor’s note:  We are cross posting excerpts from two articles. The first one looks at the deeper causes of the friction between the Wahhabi (Salafi) monarchies of Saudi Arabia and Qatar. The second refers to the Al Arabia news
It’s not about the chemical weapons, it’s about the Syrian pipeline – by Vicky Nissen: Obama is going after Syria to secure gas pipelines for Wahhabi Arab States. America’s quest to bomb Syria is not about chemical weapons being used against the Syrians. Chemical weapons are basically a smoke screen, and Obama desperately wants
In Focus: Why does the US want to attack Syria? – by Tahir Mehdi:   The United States is at war once again and in its favorite battleground, the Middle East. This is despite the fact that they are facing a lot of trouble in withdrawing from Afghanistan in a respectable manner after
Syria & Geopolitical Fact Reporting: Understanding the Nuances – by Rusty Walker:       Syrian conflict In reading the comprehensive and enlightening essay by Sarah Khan, “Demographic composition of foreign Jihadist militants in Syria” – USA Study, https://lubpak.com/archives/270183/comment-page-1#comment-538259 I am noticing disturbing insults hurled Sarah Khan’s way for simply stating
Deciphering Turkey’s Upheaval – by A Z:   I and my family were in Turkey less than a month ago and stayed very close to Taksim Square for over a week. We had a great time with no inkling whatsoever of what was to follow just
Ataturk: Secularising theocracy -by Waseem Altaf: The Ottoman Empire was ruled by a single family for almost seven centuries (1301-1922). The entire power vested with a single ruler called the Sultan within a highly centralized system of governance. Education was controlled by the state and
Turkish Airline flying Wahhabi and Deobandi militants of Al-Qaeda from Pakistan to Syrian borders: Related post: Takfiri militants from Pakistan are fighting in Syria with an anti-Semitic cause – by Kapil Komireddi By acting as a willing accomplice in global Saudi Salafi Jihadist project, Turkey is digging its own grave. Turkey in 2012
Turkish prime minister’s lecture on democracy: ترکی کے وزیراعظم رجب طیب اردگان کو پاکستانی پارلیمنٹ سے دو مرتبہ خطاب کا اعزاز حاصل ہوا ہے، پارلیمنٹ کے مشترکہ اجلاس سے خطاب میں انہوں نے کہا ہے کہ عوام کی ترجمان پارلیمنٹ سے خطاب کرتے ہوئے خوشی
Rape of History by Muslims – by Hamid Akhtar: In the following two columns published in daily Express in March 2009, veteran columnist (late) Hamid Akhtar offers some excerpts from Hasan Jafar Zaidi’s article “hamari tarikh fehmi aur humara fikir aur siasi bohran” which was published in the
Pakistan and the Search for Identity (Part 1) – by Rusty Walker: About the author: Rusty Walker is an Independent Political Analyst, educator, author, Vietnam veteran-era U.S. Air Force, from a military family, retired college professor, former Provost (Collins College, U.S.A.), artist, musician and family man. Rusty Walker is an ardent
Shift in Turkey policy worries EU, NATO – By Shiraz Paracha: Keeping Turkey under control and on board is becoming a serious challenge for the United States and the European Union (EU) as the Turkish public and government are frustrated with Western double standards and hypocritical policies. Turkey is transforming