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24 hours before the earthquake ten Western countries withdrew their ambassadors from Ankara. Coincidence?
Host Johnny Punish talks with VT's Senior Editor Dr. Kevin Barrett
Istanbul Police: Female citizen of Syria linked to PKK Committed Terrorist Attack in Turkey. Kurds Denied Involvement
The core office that administers operations in Syria and Iraq under the “Al-Sham office” in Syria remained the main vehicle for the jihadist organization’s general directorate of provinces to direct the ISIS global network.
Syria’s permanent representative to the UN said on Tuesday that the Israeli occupation’s recurring aggression on Syria are taking place amid unaccepted Security council’s silence and US, western protection and support.
Neverending WAR CRIMES in Syria under NATO's Shield! Israeli and US Airstrikes. Turkish Persecution on Rojava Population
Why should NATO’s and our servicemen and servicewomen spill their blood fighting a largely phony Global War on Terrorism, especially when NATO member Turkey outright supports terrorism?
For years, the so-called “jihadi highway” ran through Turkey into Syria and Iraq, where tens of thousands of foreign fighters from around the world flooded into the conflict zone to join the ranks of jihadist groups such as IS and Jabhat al-Nusra.
“Some NATO countries do not want the Ukraine war to end”, said the Turkish foreign minister last month without mincing any words.
Turkey is opposed to the Nordic countries joining NATO over their alleged support for the PKK, a Kurdish militant group Turkey and the US consider a terrorist organization. “NATO is a security alliance and we cannot accept terrorists to be in it,” Erdogan said.
The recent Russophobic frenzy by Washington and its Western allies over Russia’s special operation to denazify and demilitarize Ukraine makes one wonder, why doesn’t the West react in the same way to the special operation that Turkey is conducting on Iraqi territory.
Putin reported that foreign cash is returning to Russia's banking system, and the volume of deposits by citizens is growing. Retail demand has returned to normal in the consumer market.
Kiev says those who surrender will be shot on sight. A massive Ukrainian military cargo aircraft carrying a large consignment of weapons supplied to Ukraine by Western countries was shot down over Odessa, per the Russian Defence Ministry, 16 April 2022.
VT Senior Editor Gordon Duff investigates the Deep Roots and Tentacles of the Dark Side
The head of Turkish national defense, Hulusi Akar, said that Ankara will comply with the Montreux Convention, in which Turkey reserves the right to ban the entry of warships through the Bosporus and Dardanelles and limits the stay in the Black Sea of warships of non-Black Sea countries for three weeks.
The Associated Press reports that the FBI has arrested two men who posed as Department of Homeland Security investigators who claimed they were part of a January 6 task force and offered to give gifts to Secret Service agents, including some assigned to the protection detail for members of the First Family.
As part of his captors’ horrific “regime of punishment,” an Italian aid worker held captive by merciless ISIS executioners dubbed “The Beatles” said he was forced to fight other hostages until they passed out.
In hosting Russia-Ukraine talks, Turkey has positioned itself to secure an important place in any new table to be formed post-Russia-Ukraine conflict.
RT/Moscow: Turkey is set to approve the transfer of Jamal Khashoggi’s murder trial to Saudi Arabia, its justice minister has revealed. The Turkish minister also made it clear that if a Saudi court acquits the defendants, the case might be resumed in Turkey.
No significant progress was made during the first rounds. The only point agreed by the two sides was the security of humanitarian passes from the war-torn cities, but in fact no joint measures have been implemented to secure civilians so far. No agreement on other topics of negotiations was reported.
Podcast - The Duran: Episode 1249
As I wrote the editor of VT, Gordon Duff, March 23, 2022, I will keep you in the loop of what is going on, as there is a 5th column here of Ukrainian Nationalist and some Georgians are acting as mercenaries in Ukraine, funded by NED, CIA, USAID, et.al. And the Maiden snipers were mostly from Georgia, going back to 2014
The West is facing great threats outside its own region for the first time after centuries. It no longer has the chance to build a global order all on its own. This will lead to great breaking points, axis changes, and form critical areas of regional conflict.
A security and intelligence group from UKRAINE and Turkey visited the rebel-held areas in northern SYRIA, to discuss "the possibility of their recruitment into the regional defense forces in Ukraine."
According to a source, SBU agents discussed with Turkish-backed commanders the possibility of recruiting militants into Ukraine’s territorial Defence forces.
Ukraine has asked Turkey to cut off Russian access to the Bosphorus and Dardanelles straits after Moscow launched an attack on multiple Ukrainian cities in the early hours of Thursday morning.
The illegal Turkish military presence in Iraq is a blatant violation of that country's territorial integrity. While Ankara claims it is a national security priority, it actually uses this military cover to influence and manage Iraqi and regional affairs.
Turkey and Israel's management of the Ukraine crisis could determine their ability to protect their national interests.
IS members acquired equipment and parts to make drones and improvised explosive devices with the help of companies set up in Turkey.
Putin has been enabling a NATO member’s aggression bordering Russia.
Erdogan is trying desperately hard to prove to the Biden administration that Turkey is still a reliable NATO ally that could play a vital role in the global power rivalry.
Avia Pro: Russia can put forward two demands to Turkey in the event of a war in Ukraine, which will protect Erdogan from Russian strikes.
SF: The US informed Greece, Cyprus and Israel that it no longer supports the Eastern Mediterranean Gas Pipeline (EastMed) project for both ecological and financial reasons, in addition to the excuse that the project causes tensions in the region.
'Erdo the Madnificent' views his huge turkic world stretching from the Arctic Ocean to Bulgaria, including Central Asia and a third of Russia, with almost twenty regions of the Russian Federation.
According to reports, the spies had been providing Mossad information on foreign students enrolled in Turkish universities, especially those who they think could work in the defense industry in the future.