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Forgetful and his double talk

Reader comment on item: Turkey in Cyprus vs. Israel in Gaza
in response to reader comment: You're a Funny Fellow, Ianus

Submitted by Ianus (Poland), Aug 30, 2010 at 08:30

Caleb ,

Knowledge is definitely not your strong side nor is wit. My explanation for this is that being a Turk incapacitates and atrophies even a potentially most brilliant mind.

> The Cypriot National Guard proved much better at organizing a **coup** against one defenseless priest than at fighting another army. But it failed even to do that successfully. Makarios got away. <

Beside the Cypriot National Guard Makarios created a parallel faithful and well armed corps of bodyguards that eventually saved his life which complicated so much the Turkish lie that you repeated a few moments ago (Did you forget that?) that Turkey's intervened on Cyprus allegedly in order to restore the overthrown president . This was forgotten as soon as it turned out that Makarios survived the coup and another extra lie was put into circulation . I enumerated these Turkish lies in my comment "Turkish booty in Cyprus".

> But it failed even to do that successfully. Makarios got away. <

Definitely , Greeks are not such experienced killers as the Turks. Having exterminated a few million people in cold blood and denied all these genocides every Turk may consider himeslf now as an expert in the field of how to kill . Now with American weapons at his disposal his murder ration has radically increased compared to his grandfathers' days when scimitars, knives, scythes, clubs and pistols etc. were all the Turks had to exterminate the kaffirs with .

> So, since that paragon of truth and virtue Nikos Sampson PROMISED--cross his heart and hope-to-die--that he wouldn't try it again, everything on Cyprus should just have gone back to **status quo ante** as if the **coup** and attempted assassination had never happened? Yes, that's a funny idea but it seems the Turks didn't get the joke. <

Neither Makarios nor Sampson nor the coup had anything to do with the Turkish invasion. The decision to go ahead with the Turkish invasion was made in Washington and then transmitted to Brussels to the NATO headquarters. The best proof of that is the de-classified NATO document from early July 1974 and numbered SG/SD/WASHDC-12/526-D48/JULE74 which reads as follows :


Subject: Assistant Undersecretary of State Sisco's visit,

The Assistant Undersecretary of state Sisco's visit to the Alliance, showed the decision of the American goverment to finish the Cyprus problem.
We agreed with Mr Sisco for supporting the Turkish army during the landing, as well as, in the violent expulsion of Makarios."

> And since the topic is parallels with Israel and its neighbors, Syria, Egypt and Jordan all lost parts of their territory, at least for a time, following an unsuccessful aggression in 1967.<

Your wit must have failed you again if you see any parallels between a NATO sponsored aggression of Turkey in July-August 1974 against a small defenceless neutral country using NATO weaponry and the US 6th Fleet as a cover and Israel's war against a huge hostile coalition bent on Israel's destruction and definitely acting without any NATO approval and weaponry and without the cover of the US 6th Fleet .

... alas they tend to make them also forgetful and witless. E.g. I asked you where you have taken your "80000" Greek refugees . You didn't answer it. You admitted the Turkish aggressionw as "illegal". I asked you about admitting the heinous atrocities committed by the Turks during this aggression. You prefered to omit it coming back to blaming the victims, whitewashing the Turkish hangmen and that legitimizing what you have seemingly called "illegal". Typically Turkish double talk !


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