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#BREAKING: Angry over his inability to drag #NATO into #Syrian war, dictator #Erdogan has ordered #Turkish security forces to open borders and let #Syrian refugees travel freely to #EU among them there are hundreds of #ISIL members which #Turkey recently released in NE #Syria!
#BREAKING: This video is reported to be showing the first group of #Syrian refugees walking toward #Europe after #Turkish Gendarmerie opened the borders on order of #Erdogan. There are #ISIL members among them who are recently released from the #SDF's prison camps in NE #Syria.
They are on their ways to #Europe now. Tens of thousands of refugees from #Syria, #Afghanistan, #Pakistan & other countries are now walking toward the borders with #Bulgaria to immigrate to their future home, #Germany! They are thankful of #Erdogan!
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Taking Advantage of #Turkey’s Current Volatile Status #RandCorporation Stirs the Pot by Forecasting a “Coming Coup” against current #AKP #Erdogan Gov. The Timing of their report: very telling. - - - english.ahram.org.eg/News/363906.as… via @ahramonline
Is this a new attempt by the #DeepState? Or is it indirectly bolstering the current admin in #Turkey knowing very well that issuing this report & reviving the #Coup Scare Tactic would unite all sides in support 4 the current Turkish Gov? english.ahram.org.eg/News/363906.as… via @ahramonline
Because there are 2 ways to look at this: 1- Taking advantage of current volatile state of #Turkey (Syria, Libya, Falling out with #Russia, economic downturn, etc) & going for jugular with an outside-designed #coup; or, 2- Indirectly support/bolster it using reverse psychology
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1/In #Idlib recently, Abu Muhammad al-Jolani spoke with @CrisisGroup about how his group, Hei'at Tahrir al-Sham #HTS, is adjusting to the changing realities on the ground in the face of a #Syrian regime offensive and an intensifying humanitarian crisis. bit.ly/39Q22Ln
2/Jolani claims that #HTS has forsworn transnational jihadist ambitions and is readying itself to focus on governing territory under its control. And he told @CrisisGroup: "We are under no illusion that we can govern Idlib on our own."
3/If #Putin and #Erdogan want to preserve the Turco-Russian relationship, they will have to find an accommodation over #Idlib. In such a scenario, Ankara and Moscow would have to find a solution to the HTS question.
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Past present: Identity crisis
dawn.com/news/1106525
#TipuSultan of Mysore (d.1799) wrote a let­ter to the Ottoman ca­liph for help. Instead of ex­tend­ing help, the ca­liph be­trayed Tipu Sultan by hand­ing over the let­ter to the British gov­ern­ment (By Dr Mubarak Ali)
After garnering worldwide praise as a ‘mediator’ and being regarded as a true representative of Muslim world, Prime Minister #ImranKhan heaped praise on Turkish president saying “I can safely say that he [ #Erdogan ] can win next elections in Pakistan
tribune.com.pk/story/2156994/… 👇
Consciousness of Muslim Identity in South Asia Before 1947

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Locally converted Muslims were excluded from high positions and were despised by their foreign (Muslim) brothers.

By Dr Mubarak Ali
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#Turkey
#Russia
#USA
#NATO
Things are escalating politically and militarily between Turkey, Russia, the system and internationally.
The war drums were also sounded and dances began after the Russians rejected Turkey's request to withdraw the regime from the areas it controlled.
Will the Russians insist that the regime not withdraw,
Of course, the decision is not in the hands of Bashar, but in the hands of the Russians?
At the same time ,

Will Erdogan give up his promise to the People's Assembly, his people, and his military leadership after the end of the period he gave to the regime, ??
And who is the end of February to withdraw.?
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Great to be @MiddleEastInst for an event on #EU-#MiddleEast relations with @AlexVatanka, Przemyslaw Osiewicz and @KianpourWorld. What do changes in EU personnel and the new @EU_Commission mean for EU-MENA relations?
Listen to our own MENA episode on Europe and #Iran here: podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/eur…
What are the main issues in MENA region for EU?
1) #MiddleEast Peace Plan
2) Iran
3) #Libya
4) #Syria

For reference, here is Osiewicz's latest MEI piece: mei.edu/publications/e…
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[ Thread: Internationalized #manpower in the war for #Tripoli ]
Long before #Ankara began sending #Syrian Turkmen fighters in Dec to help the #GNA, the number of gung-ho fighters willing to go risk their lives on behalf of the #LNA in W #Libya was insufficient.

That is an important reality even if pro-#LNA voices are loathe to acknowledge it
That’s why the #LNA has used #Sudanese mercs throughout 2019. On LNA side, Sudanese mercs have been basically part of the furniture, eliciting little comment.

Above issue is also the reason why the arrival of a few hundred #Russian fighters near #Tripoli in Sep had a big effect.
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Thread on #Erdogan and #Syria:
From 2012 to date, Erdogan has never had clear political goal in Syria.
His policies has alwaysbeen reactionary in response to events on the ground 1/
At the initial phase of the Syrian civil war, #Erdogan has raised his rhetoric and openly asked Assad to step down. But he never followed his threats with clear measures or policies on the ground. 2/
Erdogan wrongly assumed that Assad will buckle under pressure and stepped down, and opened the gates for Syrian refugees to enter Turkey. He assumed they will stay for few months. He was wrong on both assumption: Assad stayed in power, and Turkey stuck with a refugees problem 3/
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#Turkey-#Russia: Is the Marriage of Convenience Nearing the End?” with #SibelEdmonds via #Newsbud
The Litmus Test on #Russia-#Turkey Relations: From #Syria & #Libya to Ukraine & #Crimea. Watch the exclusive program with Sibel Edmonds via #Newsbud Only (Full Episode): bit.ly/2Ss8alZ
To Join My Community and Tune into All My Videos-Analyses-Articles Subscribe to #Newsbud Here: newsbud.com/subscribe-2/
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1/5 A currency #crisis in 2018 opened the door for Turkey’s government to clamp down on financial markets in a way that turned inward the largest #economy in the Middle East, and spooked off foreign investors: reuters.com/article/us-tur… (thread)
2/5 President #Erdogan and his deputies say the measures, including tapping central bank legal reserves and regular #FX interventions, were needed to stabilize the #lira and boost growth – and they have had some success graphics.reuters.com/TURKEY-ECONOMY…
3/5 The investment impact in #Turkey has been dramatic: foreigners now hold only 8% of Turkish debt and mostly missed a once-a-decade bond rally, while non-residents sold a net $3.3 bln last year fingfx.thomsonreuters.com/gfx/editorchar…
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My new piece:

Three recent incidents indicate that #Erdogan has been getting ready for a significant move, probably a transformation that will change Turkey forever.

Elevated Police Intel
ISIS leader's ties to Turkey
A Pathway to Caliphate

investigativejournal.org/is-erdogan-pre… @TIJournalism
@TIJournalism So, here are a few details:

On January 17, 2020, Erdogan issued a new presidential decree, elevating the status of the Turkish National Police TNP Intelligence Dpt. to a Directorate, essentially to a #Mukhabarat for the protection of his regime through torture, kidnappings, etc.
@TIJournalism The second, development took place during a January 2, 2020 speech:

#Erdogan said, “We have come to a point where we can longer ensure the security of our cities and maintain the order inside with police forces. In the face of this new situation, we need to develop new methods.”
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It is now confirmed: Olena Malakhova, director of #SkyAviaTrans which played key role in illegal weapon smuggling from #Turkey to #Libya is among victims of Flight #PS752 shot-down! She was in #Iran to discuss about one of her businessjets in use as an Air Taxi in #Tehran.
On 6 August 2019, I revealed that her Il-76TD cargo airplane with UR-COZ civil register was bombed & destroyed by #Libya National Air Force in #Misrata air base. That night, UR-COZ had smuggled weapons from Akinci (Mürted) Air Base in #Ankara, #Turkey.
#Ukraine's state media falsely labeled me as #Russia's propagandist & claimed that I spread #FakeNews as part of an anti-Ukrainian campaign prior visit of #Zelensky & #Erdogan in #Turkey. But thanks to Satellite images, it was proved that I was right about #SkyAviaTrans Il-76TD
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Another irrelevant thread coming up. As #Solemani was buried huge crowds gathered to pay their respect but what's interesting is that the #AyatollahAliKhamenei wept. This trend of powerful personalities openly shedding tears hasn't garnered enough attention.
Earlier powerful men were supposed to be stoic or atleast portray that image. From time to time we have seen powerful men cry but now even that is used as a political tool. A list of POTUS's crying. Almost all the incidents are after the 90's.
politico.com/gallery/2016/0…
Lee Kuan Yew while announcing the failed merger with Malaysia.
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#Erdogan A small man in Big Office
Today erdogan released a statement which just proved to me beyond the shadow of doubt that He is a small person in a big office wid even bigger Ego. Few years ago he was a hero for lot of ppl but as time has passed he even lost Istanbul election
in the Initial Run of Election it was a loss by less 0.5% bt instead of accepting it he accused opposition of rigging while he was in govt n then went 4 re-election n lost by a much bigger margin. He supported his party fully by opening Istanbul airport n other mega projects
B4 that he went into rampage against Fatahullah Gulen. Gulen is like Jamaat Islami of turkey wid lot of community services, program, schools n other institution. Historically Gulen has supported Erdogan bt somehow Erdogan thought that they want 2 over take him and he went berserk
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1⃣🧵A Thread on #KLSummit2019, #Deception n #Pakistan Decision🧵
Kuala Lumpur Summit initiative started in December 2018 when Turkish President @RTErdogan visited Malaysia n met @chedetofficial
To understand why such an action was taken we need to look at the events of 2018.
2⃣At the start of 2018 the Turkish entered in Syria to dislodge Kurds 4m the area. It look like an action to protect Turkey but it served to save the Shia Assad regime and give them protection and breathing space. This was the first stab in the back of sunni muslims by Erdogan.
3⃣Turkey talks abt Syrian Children but he himself is part of killing them, He talks abt Israel atrocities but is building gas pipeline with them n fullfilling Israel energy needs. He hated Russia bt later Putin became Erdogan best friend. So what Erdogan says is not what he means
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[Thread] The press conference btw @realDonaldTrump and @EmmanuelMacron today has been fascinating at many levels. The #ISIS part was in particular an excellent summary of the state of play...1/
While many commentators focused on the “#braindead” comment on #NATO in @PedderSophie ’s itw for @theeconomist, most of them missed the topic Pres. #Macron wanted to address with it...2/ economist.com/europe/2019/11…
The real question was : is the spirit of the alliance respected when a member (#Turkey) acts unilaterally in Northeastern Syria, endangers the fight against #ISIS and doing so harms a key security interest of other NATO members ? 3/
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Pour nos amis français qui n'ont rien compris à la crise diplomatique entre la #Turquie et la #France et qui se sentent insultés par les propos d'#Erdogan, voici un récapitulatif pour vous éclairer. C'est à vous de décider à la fin qui a raison et qui a tort.
La #Turquie souffre du terrorisme du #PKK qui a fait non 40 mais "40 mille" morts depuis 1984. Les #Kurdes eux-mêmes (20 millions en Turquie) sont les 1eres victimes de ce groupe terroriste contrairement à ce que vous racontent vos médias.
Les #YPG qu'on vous présente comme "des anges sans ailes" qui combattent Daech sont en réalité la branche syrienne du #PKK reconnu comme une organisation terroriste par la #France elle-même.
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#NationalSeedBanks: A Very Serious & Important Topic. I’ve been observing and documenting this positive movement In the past year while living here in #Turkey. 100% Support it! - - - ”Turkey is curbing dependency on seeds: #Erdoğan“. hurriyetdailynews.com/turkey-is-curb…
Last Year I produced and Published a Few Video Shows on This #SeedBanking #LocalSeeds #OrganicSeed Topic Here in #Turkey. Make Sure you Watch If You Haven't Already. Here is the link:
And here is my interview with one of the top experts/activists here in #Turkey on why #SeedBanking:
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#Syria #Idlib
Wreckages of the missile used by #SyAF-#Russia|n warplanes on a refugee camp in Qah.
Still unclear to me the logic of using such weapon since now Russia cannot share its well-known fake news about White Helmets staging the attacks.
#Syria #Idlib
Death toll in Qah refugee camp due to a #SyAF-#Russia|n airstrike rised to +20. +15 wounded.
#Syria #Idlib
More pics of the wreckages of the missile used by #SyAF-#Russia|n warplanes to airstrike a refugee camp in Qah.
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Turks are coming out now in the East Room. #Erdogan. Presser must be soon.
Can't get a read on them. Akar and Fidan looked concerned. FM Casivgolu looked more buoyant.
Here come the US folks. I think it's a push. Nobody won. No Americans are smiling. So I make it as lose lose.
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#leaked
Here is the list of 76 #ISIS fighters & commanders who are working With Turkish army right now in the war against #Kurds in north #Syria .first section of the list includes the names of ALL ISIS terrorists
#ISIL #DAESH #IslamicState #داعش

yeniyasamgazetesi.info/iste-smo-iceri…
2/ #Leaked
#ISIS Intel has returned to Tal Abyad in N #Syria working with Turkish Army & appeared on Turkish state TV propaganda shown as freedom fighter who misses his home town with tears on his eyes
#ISIL #DAESH #IslamicState #داعش
report link

hawarnews.com/ar/haber/d8a7d…
3/ Evidence :
when joe biden @JoeBiden was vice president of the United States, he told a journalist from a univeristy in #America that #Turkey is supporting jihadi terrorists such as ISIS,etc in Turkey-#Syria border
#ISIL #DAESH #IslamicState #داعش #kurds #trump #erdogan #SDF
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Hmmm- This is “news”. Don’t remember any prep leading to this.- - -”#Turkey, #Britain, #France, #Germany to hold #Syria summit”. outlookindia.com/newsscroll/tur…
The swing from #Turkey #Russia #Iran #Astana to #Turkey #UK #France #Germany #London on #Syria? Very interesting. No other coverage. Which means: This is where the attention should be? Hmmm
Always within a Context, of course: #Erdogan Coming USA Visit despite ... well, everything.
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JUST OUT- “Pres. #Erdogan Should “Postpone” USA Visit- Here’s Why!” with Sibel Edmonds via #Newsbud #YouTube. #Turkey #Trump. Watch Here:
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51. The Legacy of US, UK, France, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Bahrain, Canada, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Australia, Jordan, Nato in Syria
#RegimeChange #FakeNews #FalseFlag #terrorism #SyriaInvasion #WarCrimes #CrimesAgainstHumanity
1 to 20. The Legacy of US, UK, France, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Bahrain, Canada, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Australia, Jordan, Nato in Syria 🤨👇🏼
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21 to 40. The Legacy of US, UK, France, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Bahrain, Canada, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Australia, Jordan, Nato in Syria 🤨👇🏼
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