Sunday, July 17, 2016

Turkey Coup A Gift From God ???

"You never let a serious crisis go to waste. And what I mean by that it's an opportunity to do things you think you could not do before."
Rahm Emanuel
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Moments ago, a Turkish government official said the commander of the critical Incirlik airbase, used by U.S.-led coalition jets to conduct bombing runs against the Islamic State, has been arrested.  Meanwhile, Erdogan's "counter-coup" this time with the implicit blessing of all western powers, is picking up speed as some 6,000 people have been detained in a government crackdown on alleged coup plotters and government opponents.

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Some are saying Erdogan engineered this coup. Whether he did or not, he certainly is using it as a pretext to eliminate all his opposition.

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