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Neither old nor romantic ! Turks buy love from the US through high-ranking govermental pimps

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Submitted by Ianus (Poland), Oct 14, 2011 at 16:22

L. Manohar wrote :

> It was USA that strengthened Turkey in the name of anti-communism...Today islam and muslims have become the bigger enemies of freedom, human rights and USA than what the communists ever were. Even now USA has not woken up to this reality and continues to have romances with muslims and islam.,

How can the US wake up to this reality if the elites in the US are paid or blackmailed by the same enemies of freedom,human rights and the USA to promote and sanction this nasty reality ? The Turkish lobby in America is so powerful and influential that it can defeat any vote against Turkey, thwart any attempt to restore historical truth, silence with gag orders or bizarre State Secrets Privileges iussed by the Department of Justice (!) any knowledgeable whistle blower, and at any moment it can easily procure any amount of latest weaponry and classified information it needs to promote Turkey's agenda. If I have more time I will write in some detail about this fundamental issue which explains so much in a seemingly "irrational" behavior of America toward Turkey.

Sibel Edmonds , the indefatigable great American patriot and intrepid whistle blower who worked in the FBI translation unit for Farsi Turkish and Azeri , heavily infiltrated by the way by Turkish spies, from September 2001 to March 2002, was among the first to open up the worm box of influence peddling, corruption, treason, hindering justice and pimping on behalf of Turkey in the highest echelons of power in Washington. She is no doubt the best source on that dark issue and at the same time an admirable gifted writer. Even though her information was later confirmed by Office of the Inspector General she was fired, gagged, ostracized, intimidated. Yet she has managed to disclose quite a lot of what she knows. When she was forbidden to tell the names of the those who took bribes from the Turks for some favors they were to do for Turkey, she put their pictures on her website instead.

I recommend her revealing articles and depositions to everybody interested in learning how and to what extent America has sold its soul and body to Turkey for money Turkey earned and does continue to earn with mass heroin trafficking to the West, with smuggling nuclear components and documentation on international black markets, with illicit arms sales, with massive money laundering , racketeering and other criminal activities. "The highjacking of a nation.The Auctioning of former statesmen & dime a dozen generals" is a breath-taking reading indeed. Just a few quotes from it to illustrate the point made here:

" Many Americans, due to the effective propaganda and spin machine of Turkey's agents in the U.S., and relentless efforts by high-level officials and lobbying groups on Turkish networks' payroll, do not know much about Turkey; its position and importance in the areas of terrorism, money laundering, illegal arms sales, industrial and military espionage, and the nuclear black-market. Not many people in the States would name Turkey among those nations that threaten global security, the fight against terrorism, nuclear proliferation, or the war on drugs... it is necessary to have at least a rudimentary knowledge of Turkey, its strategic location within global criminal networks, its various networks and entities operating behind seemingly legitimate fronts, and its connection to the military and political machine in the U.S....

Interestingly enough, these same qualities and characteristics which make Turkey an important ally and strategic partner for the nation states, make it extremely crucial and attractive to global criminal networks active in transferring illegal arms and nuclear technology to rogue states; in transporting Eastern Narcotics, mainly from Afghanistan through the Central Asian states into Turkey, where it is processed, and then through the Balkan states into Western Europe and the U.S.; and in laundering the proceeds of these illegal operations via its banks and those on the neighboring island of Cyprus...

"Operating invisibly under the radar of media and public scrutiny, lobby groups and foreign agents have become the 'epicenter' of our government, where former statesmen and 'dime a dozen generals' cash in on their connections and peddle their enormous influence to the highest bidders turned clients. These groups' activities shape our nation's policies and determine the direction of the flow of its taxpayer driven wealth, while to them the interests of the majority are considered irrelevant, and the security of the nation is perceived as inconsequential."

Since the 1950s Turkey has played a key role in channeling into Europe and the U.S. heroin produced in the "Golden Triangle" comprised of Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iran. These operations are run by mafia groups closely controlled by the MIT (Turkish Intelligence Agency) and the military. According to statistics compiled in 1998, Turkey's heroin trafficking brought in $25 billion in 1995 and $37.5 billion in 1996. That amount makes up nearly a quarter of Turkey's GDP. Only criminal networks working in close cooperation with the police and the army could possibly organize trafficking on such a scale. The Turkish government, MIT and the Turkish military, not only sanctions, but also actively participates in and oversees the narcotics activities and networks."

And she embellishes nothing of the ugly truth on what is really going on in Washington and among America's venal elites :

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