MESOPOTAMIA NEWS : ERDOGAN’S BANCRUPT NEW OTTOMAN EMPIRE

Russian Daily Nezavisimaya Gazeta: The Fighting In Nagorno Karabakh Is Turkey’s Stepping Stone To Building The ‘Great Turan’ A Gigantic Federation Of Turkic Peoples With An Army Of 2.8 Million Soldiers    

Nezavisimaya Gazeta columnist Vladimir Mukhin, citing Russian experts believes that the fighting in Nagorno Karabakh is part of a step-by-step Turkish strategy to resurrect the idea of “Great Turan,” a federation of Turkic peoples. Russia’s preferred strategy of playing the role of peace keeper will be countered by the demand that Turkey share in the peace keeping role. Turkey, since the collapse of the Soviet Union, has used soft power such as Turkish imams, financial assistance and has even supplanted Russia in providing military training. There is even talk already of a Turkic army numbering 2.8 million soldiers from, Turkey, Azerbaijan, Kyrgyzstan and Mongolia.Mukhin’s article follows below:

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MESOPOTAMIA NEWS : ERDOGAN’S BANCRUPT NEW OTTOMAN EMPIRE

Russian Daily Nezavisimaya Gazeta: The Fighting In Nagorno Karabakh Is Turkey’s Stepping Stone To Building The ‘Great Turan’ A Gigantic Federation Of Turkic Peoples With An Army Of 2.8 Million Soldiers   

Nezavisimaya Gazeta columnist Vladimir Mukhin, citing Russian experts believes that the fighting in Nagorno Karabakh is part of a step-by-step Turkish strategy to resurrect the idea of “Great Turan,” a federation of Turkic peoples. Russia’s preferred strategy of playing the role of peace keeper will be countered by the demand that Turkey share in the peace keeping role. Turkey, since the collapse of the Soviet Union, has used soft power such as Turkish imams, financial assistance and has even supplanted Russia in providing military training. There is even talk already of a Turkic army numbering 2.8 million soldiers from, Turkey, Azerbaijan, Kyrgyzstan and Mongolia.Mukhin’s article follows below:

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MESOPOTAMIA NEWS : JUPITER MACRON MEETS ERDOGAN AND DOWNGOING LIRA

Erdogan distracts from plummeting lira with call to boycott France

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused France’s Emmanuel Macron of pandering to anti-Muslim “fascists” in a desperate bid to bolster his electoral fortunes ahead of presidential elections next year, yet many would agree that Erdogan’s anti-Western tirades are designed to divert attention from his country’s mounting economic woes.

Amberin Zaman –  Oct 26, 2020 AL MONITOR – Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan escalated his anti-Europe salvos on Monday over the continent’s treatment of Muslims, calling it “racist terrorism” and drawing parallels with the genocide of Jews by the Nazis as the country’s embattled currency fell to record lows against the dollar.

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MESOPOTAMIA NEWS : FROMM DIEBE !  –  Verdacht auf Corona-Soforthilfe-Betrug – Türkei beklagt deutschen „Hass“ nach Razzia

Die Führung in Ankara prangert einen Berliner Fall als Angriff auf den Islam an – und fordert von den Behörden eine Entschuldigung. 

SUSANNE GÜSTEN Tagesspiegel 25 Okt 2020

Als Islam-feindlich und rassistisch geißelt die türkische Regierung eine Razzia der Berliner Polizei in einer Moschee der deutschen Hauptstadt. Die „hässliche Aktion“ habe die Heiligkeit des Gotteshauses und zudem das Prinzip der Religionsfreiheit im deutschen Grundgesetz verletzt, schrieb Ibrahim Kalin, der Sprecher von Präsident Recep Tayyip Erdogan, am Freitag auf Twitter.

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MESOPOTAMIA NEWS : ERDOGAN UNDER  FIRE! – Turkey’ fears further downward spiral in relations with Saudi Arabia

Ankara worries that the “unofficial boycott” is just the start of increased acrimony with Riyadh.

Pinar Tremblay –   Oct 20, 2020 AL MONITOR – “We have been spiraling deep down the rabbit hole since the Syrian civil war started in 2011,” a senior bureaucrat working for the security establishment told Al-Monitor. “We tried to mend bridges with Saudi Arabia, hoping to isolate Abu Dhabi — hoping that when the embargo against Qatar ends, we will continue on good terms with Riyadh.”

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MESOPOTAMIA NEWS SOUTH EAST TURKEY :Time to Show More Solidarity With Assyrians and Other Christians

 –  By Uzay Bulut Posted 2020-10-20 01:32 GMT

Hasankeyf, an ancient Assyrian town in southeast Turkey that has been flooded this year by the Turkish government. ( Serpil Odabaşı)”Creativity takes courage,” the well-known artist Henri Matisse said. This statement is true particularly in regimes where there is little freedom of expression and many taboos concerning nationality, religion, history, politics, and other issues.

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MESOPOTAMIA NEWS RECOMMENDATION – ERDOGAN FINANCED BY VENEZUELAN DRUG MONEY

MEMRI Daily Brief No. 236 – The Chimera Of Turkish Utility (To The United States)

By: Alberto M. Fernandez 20 Oct 2020

The story is told that when American planners were upbraided about unintended consequences in arming jihadi fighters in Afghanistan in the 1980s, the Americans answered that the strategy worked as it was supposed to – “it hurt and bled the Soviet Union. Period.” This is a supremely cynical form of revisionism allowing one to ignore all sort of inconvenient forms of blowback.

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MESOPOTAMIA NEWS : ERDOGAN FOREVER COMBINED WITH PUTIN !

Turkey approaches point of no return on employing Russian air defense system

Ankara’s decision to test-fire its controversial Russian missiles, overriding US warnings, appears driven by a combination of motives related to its ties with both Washington and Moscow. The S-400 air defense system from Russia is activated for testing at the Turkish air force’s Murdet Air Base on Nov. 25, 2019, in Ankara, Turkey. Turkey purchased the anti-aircraft weapons system from Russia over the objections of the United States, which has threatened to sanction Turkey.

Metin Gurcan – AL MONITOR –  Russian influence – Oct 19, 2020

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MESOPOTAMIA NEWS  :  S-400-SystemTürkei testet russische Raketenabwehr

Stand: 17.10.2020 13:12 Uhr – DIE ZEIT HAMBURG  –Ersten Berichten zufolge hat die Türkei eine Übung mit dem russischen S-400-Raketenabwehrsystem abgehalten. Der Deal mit Moskau belastet die Beziehungen zur NATO schwer. Die USA drohen mit “ernsten Folgen”.

Die Türkei hat laut Medienberichten erstmals das von Russland gekaufte S-400-Raketenabwehrsystem getestet.

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MESOPOTAMIA NEWS – Turkey’s Relationship with ISIS Proves It Is Deserting Its European Allies

By Lt. Col. (res.) Dr. Mordechai KedarOctober 11, 2020 – ISRAEL  – BESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 1,772, October 11, 2020

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: ISIS was so successful in 2014 in part because President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan of Turkey is a vocal supporter of the Muslim Brotherhood. Any distance Erdoğan has placed between himself and ISIS is attributable to pressure from Russia, the US, and Europe, not to his rejection of the group’s Islamist ideology.

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