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in response to reader comment: Why did the CIA help Turkey capture the Kurdish "Napoleon," Abdullah Ă–calan ?

Submitted by thinkabout (Switzerland), Aug 15, 2015 at 13:58

Are you believing that the US Government and their military Agencies will help Socialists/Communists? (look on Wikipedia for the covert ops/wars against socialists and communists in South america, CIA Iran-Contra Story) They are providing weapons to the Kurds so that they get into a war for a fata morgana of a free kurdish state. US (and their Ally, the Saudis) arm - and petrol companies will earn money by that and they solve three problems: The islamists will fight each other (sunnites and shiites) and fight with the kurds...

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