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Ultimate goal appears to be a "friendly" Neo-Ottoman caliphate across region

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Submitted by G Marcus (United States), May 9, 2015 at 04:34

Charted by Washington Arabists under Saudi backing in the '90s (Graham Fuller, etc), and further refined in the aftermath of 9/11, current US strategy with regard to the Middle East, by every indication appears to call for:

(1) The transformation of Turkey from a secular democracy into a regional model for a so-called "moderate" Muslim democracy, in cooperation with Islamist forces such as the Gulen movement and the Turkish Muslim Brotherhood (MB) reinvented as the AKP party (accomplished in the course of the past decade);

(2) After this "model" was solidly established, application of Turkey's "moderate" Muslim democracy model to other secular/national states in the Middle East in regional alliance with the MB, across Egypt, Tunisia, Libya, Syria, etc. (the so-called Arab Spring upheavals starting with 2011);

(3) Establishment of a tri-national (Turkish-Sunni Arab-Kurdish) Pan-Sunni Neo-Ottoman Federation, to encompass Turkey, Syria, and Sunni Iraq (currently ongoing as part of the war in Syria and Northern Iraq).

It's not that the Obama's pro-Islamist presidency is driving the subject agenda, but that the subject agenda needed to bring about and is driving the pro-Islamist Obama presidency.

The ultimate US foreign policy goal in promoting and enabling the above process appears to be the establishment of a "friendly" Neo-Ottoman Caliphate as the predominant force in the region between the Mediterranean Sea and the Iranian/Shiite realms.

In essence, the above plan is part of an inherently more comprehensive agenda that threatens Israel, all Christians, women, extensive Sunni-Secular segments (including Jordan and Lebanon), various religious/ethnic minorities, and other non-conformists across the region, as well as serving to contain Iranian/Shiite expansionism.

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