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What do you mean ROGUE? You mean Turkey is not dancing to every tune regardless how wrong the policies are?

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Submitted by Mark (United States), Sep 28, 2011 at 02:41

Yes, for so long Turks did what west wanted, danced in every tune, Iraq war cost Turkish economy more than $100 billion with a B, never was repaid as she was promised, that is why second go they rejected to invasion, now Israel wants to start a new war with Iran, these countries are neigboors, with big economic tis ,oil mostly, it is easy to come 1000's of miles and declare wars in someones back yard and when you leave it is that country has to stay behind,and deal with the implications, is west wants to use Turks as a Bridge between east and west that Bridge with one strong leg does not hold very long, it is natural that Turkey forms friendship with her neigboors,

Israel fiasco is total disregard of Turkish friendship for more than 1000 years, no matter if we disagree with the protesters State can not exicute protesters it is called murder under the international laws. ,Just now Turkey shows some compation for the weaker side and tryes to show the Israel the right path to peace all of the right wing articles such as this one puping out from all over to discredit Turkey, and I had no idea that Israel is the representetive of the west in the World, Is it? ...

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