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Terrorist Turkey

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in response to reader comment: Ianus so concerned about the lives of Americans. How about assassination of Amb. Davies?

Submitted by Ianus (Poland), Sep 6, 2010 at 02:40

Caleb ,

>Ianus, your concern for the lives of Americans is rather selective.

And your shift of the subject implies you don't deny the Turkish army did kill American citizens , doesn't it ?

Just to remind you of one big difference between the Greek and the Turkish ways, i was the Turkish army and Turkish state organs acting on the explicit orders of the official Turkish government that perpetrated the crimes against humanity in 1974 terrorizing , massacring and expelling 200 000 people and killing American citizens in the process and then refused to even answer a few questions about its behaviour asked by the European Commission for Human Rights or anybody else. This difference in case you can't notice it does amount to the difference between a civilzied country and barbarity.

I admit it would be very interesting to learn why America showed so little or rather no interest in finding out what had happened to its citizens in Turkish-occupied Cyprus ? Yet, if the Soviets had done it, it would have been a major international crisis. But as America's "staunch" friends of Islamic creed killed a few Americans, then why bother to mention that officially and make the American public feel tempted to ask uncomfortable questions ?

In the case of the US ambassador it was not the Greek army acting on the explicit order from Makarios or Clerides that assassinated Rodger Davies. And the difference is fundamental as it shows political worldview of the both parties. As far as Moslem Turks are concerned the policy of massacres, terror and pogroms have always been consistent and part of the official state doctrine - be it in the case of the Bulgarian horrors or the Armenian genocide of the Kemalist jihad or the 1955 terror in Constantinople. Turkey is a terrorist state so what else can we expect from her organs ?

Anyway , had the Turks not started the second part of their barbarity against Cyprus driving the victims to despair , the ambassador would have stayed alive . It was a public secret in the world who gave the Turks their weapons with which they massacred and burned alive people and who unleashed the Turkish terrorist state against a neutral non-aligned country. And one more difference between the behaviour of Turks and Greeks is that while in 1955 a wholesale massacre was organized to punish collectively all the Greeks of Constantinople , in 1974 only the head of a hostile official political centre friendly to and responsible for the Turkish horrors was attacked. Kissinger knew perfectly well what consequences its treacherous actions will entail. You can't unleash a full scale war , deprive 200 000 people of their homes , thosuands of people of their life and health and expect gratitude and passivity from the victims .

> Perhaps the poor performance of the Cypriot National Guard, as large in size as the task force of the Turkish Army and fighting on its own territory, is better explained by its being more skilled at massacre of unarmed villagers and assassination of diplomats than operating against another army, rather than any inferiority in **materiel**.<

I knew I could rely on your forgetfulness and ignorance . Your "unarmed villagers" happened to be "Volkan" terrorists or the TMT terrorists . Do you know what TMT stand for? It was a terrorist Turkish organization formed by high ranking officers from the Turkish Special Force Units as early as 1950 ! TMT had its headquarters in Yeniserhir near Ankara. Communication with its members in Cyprus who bore the remarkable name of 'mujahidlar' was by radio. The honorary leader of these Cyprus mujahedins was the Turkish ambassador to the Supreme NATO Headquarters in Paris Fatin Rüştü Zorlu. The operations in Cyprus were organized by General Daniş Karabelen who was in charge of unconventional warfare efforts in Turkey. Turkey sent to Cyprus Turkish officers and special forces veterans who were disguised as "bankers", "teachers" and "business men". Their arms came not only from Turkey which smuggled them over the so called "enclaves" and msoques but also from the British who openly sided with the Turks just as they had sided with Moslem Arabs against the Jews in Palestine . And one more thing worth stressing is that the victims of the TMT terror attacks included not just Greeks but also Turks who disagreed with Turkey's propaganda and ruthless methods. Interesting subjetc , isn't it ?

I am very curious to learn what your sources about the Cypriot National Guard "as large in size as" the Turkish hordes are ? Even now about 40 000 Moslem Turkish soldiers oppose some 12 000 Cypriot Greek soldiers on Cyprus.

Anyway, it's encouraging to notice that you seem to agree that the Turkish hordes used the most advanced US and NATO weaponry in Cyprus which made the Cypriot National Guard practically defenceless. What can one do with 32 old fashioned tanks against 200 modern one? In the air Turkish superiority thanks to the US was even more drastic so that the overall performance of the Cypriots fighting for their freedom and lives against the worst enemies of civilization and mankind supported all along by the strongest country in the world was not that bad with 500 Turks sent to Allah and 1,200 wounded and 20 US-made aircraft destroyed or disabled.

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