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2019-07-24 The Grand Turk
Turkey Hints at Cutting Off Access to Incirlik if US Is 'Hostile' over S-400 Purchase
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Posted by 3dc 2019-07-24 00:50|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [10796 views ]  Top

#1 Well at least we know what the S-400 missile purchase was all about.
Posted by Besoeker 2019-07-24 01:28||   2019-07-24 01:28|| Front Page Top

#2 Fine. They don't let us use it when it counts anyway.
Posted by gorb 2019-07-24 01:36||   2019-07-24 01:36|| Front Page Top

#3 I don't want to sanction them over obama's refusal of the Patriot.
Posted by newc 2019-07-24 02:21||   2019-07-24 02:21|| Front Page Top

#4 Turkey has been the home of the international Muslim Brotherhood at least since 2013. However, the government which has been increasingly Islamicized is now threatened by the people who have voted out the Islamists in Ankara and Istambul. The US forces should not wait to be thrown out of Turkey but should instead be moved to the base north of Irbil and to Greece. Turkey, which now has no chance of joining the EU, has recently threatened Cyprus, and it should be put on notice that any action taken will be met by severe reprisals.
Posted by Chereting Pelosi1889 2019-07-24 09:22||   2019-07-24 09:22|| Front Page Top

#5 close the base, who cares
Posted by chris 2019-07-24 10:35||   2019-07-24 10:35|| Front Page Top

#6 Cat got Erogan's tongue or has he become Schrodinger's Sultan?
Posted by Angaiting Thising6508 2019-07-24 10:37||   2019-07-24 10:37|| Front Page Top

#7 Close the base and move it into Kurdish lands.

That will really piss off the Turks.
Posted by DarthVader 2019-07-24 11:03||   2019-07-24 11:03|| Front Page Top

#8 Darth for the win.

On to Irbil.
Posted by Lex 2019-07-24 13:29||   2019-07-24 13:29|| Front Page Top

#9 Talk the Brits into sharing RAF Akrotiri, Crete and/or RAF Kingsfield, Crete and move there. Get the Turks off of Crete and stop their annexing the Easter Mediterranean as an added bonus.
Posted by magpie 2019-07-24 14:46||   2019-07-24 14:46|| Front Page Top

#10 I can't find the twitter about it but last night it came out that the USA is building a new airport in Kurdistan (Iraq or Syria not clear) right on the Turkish border.
Posted by 3dc 2019-07-24 16:32||   2019-07-24 16:32|| Front Page Top

#11 There are no Turks on Crete, it is owned by Greece. I believe Magpie meant Cyprus, which is still partially occupied by Turks and has a large number of Turkish and British soldiers on it.
Posted by Vernal Hatrick 2019-07-24 17:14||   2019-07-24 17:14|| Front Page Top

#12 *Oops* Crete should have been Cyprus...
Posted by magpie 2019-07-24 18:31||   2019-07-24 18:31|| Front Page Top

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