US Plays Turkey Against Kurds – Explain That

Iraq Kurdish leader snubs Rice over Turkey raid

ARBIL, Iraq (Reuters) – The president of Iraq‘s semi-autonomous Kurdish region refused to meet U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on Tuesday because of Washington‘s tolerance of Turkish military attacks, his prime minister said.

“The United States supervises (Iraq’s) air space, so […]

Turkey Says We Did, US Says We Didn’t

The US has denied it gave permission for Turkish aircraft to carry out air strikes against Kurdish PKK separatist rebels in northern Iraq on Sunday.

A US official in Turkey said commanders had not approved the attacks, but had been informed before they took place.

The Turkish military earlier said the US […]

First We Say No Then We Say Yes, Turkey Airstrike On Kurds

Incoming! Duck and Cover – Turkey Bombs Iraq

Turkish warplanes have bombed suspected Kurdish rebel bases deep inside northern Iraq – in what appears the first time fighter jets have been used.

The PKK itself reportedly announced on an internet site that five of its fighters and two […]

US Creates Its Own Enemies – Terrorist Groups Still Growing

LYBIAN GROUP JOINS AL QAEDA

Al Qaeda second-in-command Ayman al-Zawahri said a Libyan Islamist group had joined the militant organisation and he urged mujahideen in North Africa to topple the leaders of Libya, Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco.

“Today, with grace from God, the Muslim nation witnesses a blessed step … Honourable members […]

Saber Rattling Gets Louder With Consequences

Iran says documents show U.S. backing “terrorists”

TEHRAN (Reuters) – Iran has access to evidence of U.S. support for terrorist groups in the Middle East, a senior Iranian official was quoted as saying on Sunday.

U.S. imposes new sanctions on Iran‘s military

Petraeus steps up accusations against […]

Historical Revisionism – United States Genocide vs Ottomans

Why does the US think that disrespecting Turkey’s historical image related to the Ottoman/Armenian era, then ordering it to lay off the Kurds, is acceptable? Turkey’s military chief has said US-Turkish ties will never be the same again if US lawmakers brand the Ottoman Empire’s massacre of Armenians a genocide

Turkey Split With U.S. Over Kurds Imminent

 

Premier Says Turkey Is Ready For Split With U.S. Over Kurds

By Molly Moore Washington Post

ISTANBUL, Oct. 12 — Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday that he is prepared for a rupture in relations with the United States if his government launches an incursion […]