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A Missionary's Letter to NATO Questioning the Remarks of Prime Minster Erdogan Turkey

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Submitted by Dan Thrapp (Philippines), Mar 25, 2011 at 00:46

The following is a direct quote from Prime Minister Erdogan from Turkey found on Yahoo News reporting source is AP news release.

Erdogan also spoke of the possibility of sending peacekeepers to Libya but insisted the Turkish soldiers would not aim guns at fellow Muslims."Turkish planes, Turkish soldiers will never be the ones firing bullets and dropping bombs on our brothers in Libya," Erdogan said.

Analyzing the above statement revels in contextual thought along with political experience Turkey is no longer aligned with NATO in Treaty unity. Abruptly, the Prime Minister makes it clear his allegiance foregoes military and humanitarian thinking opting rather for a religious philosophy found in Islam. Upon surface evaluation, not seeing actual treaty stipulations, said leader seems to glamorize his renegade status.

Up until recent years Turkey status was a secular nation, and its military was its guard against overt Islamic control of fundamentalism. Going back less than 18 months ago the same leader pointedly stated: "democracy is like a train….you just get off when it arrives at "your" destination."

What type of spin should we expect in a, fix it all, public relationship campaign refers to the above quotes? Exactly who is in charge of the Turkish Military now the Prime Minister or the Military Generals of Turkey? Seeing that the largest majority in the military enforcement campaign to protect civilians in Libya are "not" brothers Muslims should we expect Turkey to turn its weapons on non-Muslims? Does the leadership of NATO now think it's prudent to trust said leader's military since his allegiance philosophy has change? If so, who thinks the risk is minimal? These are but a few startling questions the world should know.

Knowing that truth and facts should always prevail over religious madness running contrary to humanity's rights to survive I think it's necessary to request some basic facts from NATO. At your convenience and in a speedy manner can you supply me with the following or answer fully all questions below.

1. Is there a review process whereby all members of NATO maybe investigated as to their compliance, requirements, & allegiance with the combine compact treaty to the operational functions in NATO?

2. What standards are each member required upholding under the central military leadership of NATO when engaged in a military action?

3. Given the current situation where NATO is acting under a United Nation Order/Resolution to be fully engaged militarily against the sitting government of Libya it appears Turkish soldiers may not rightly become engaged to protect other NATO forces. Is this not a refusal to comply with Resolution order and NATO's chain of command which all troops operate under?

4. Given the above situation, if it is allowed to stand as stated by Prime Minster Erdogan public address will Turkey be publicly accountable for all losses under such refusal to aim, drop bombs, attack opposing Libyan forces when necessary?

5. If, the Turkish Navy or Army directly by its refusal to be indirectly engage by force against its "brother Muslims" results in the loss of property or life of fellow NATO troops who or what department will be overseeing the accountability? Will such accountability reports be made public?

6. What military jurisprudence system has authority over all complaints, actions of misconduct, & military civil actions suit?

Needless to say, Prime Minister Erdogan has caused many citizens who support NATO with revenues food for thought giving wake to pause in consideration who and where the Turkish people, leaders, and military is heading in the future.

On a personal note as an American citizen and a non-Muslim I find Turkey's Prime Minister's remarks insulting and Stone Age thinking religiously. The growth and battles we see today, on a world community, seems predicated predominately by religious philosophies, & when more narrowly observed one religion seems to be nightly headliners of Islam-Muslim conflicts.

Speaking on a study of comparative religious thought between Islam and humanity the underlining conflict is not complex, but rather easily underscored. All Islamic thought centers around an absoluteness of: It is the duty and missions of every Muslim to conqueror every other religion thus, reaching surrender resulting in peace unto allah. The means and extent which each Muslims serves his/her obligation in personal and physical Jihad maybe different avenues, but the mission and result ends the same….the surrender of humanity's conscious choice. This is the pandemic reasoning Prime Minister Erdogan has just implemented in his remarks to the world and NATO. Simply reasoned it's not acceptable in Islamic thought to aim, shoot, kill, or destroy a brother-Muslim's life or property. At this point I will spare you the outrageous Koranic verses to justify such sick thinking against humanity; however, the evidence is almost endless in Islam on this every point by all Muslims thinkers.

NATO must in the coming years begin to strengthen its ability to stand against such religious thought regardless if the opposing thoughts are from other religions! Men like Mr. Erdogan have been the problem to promote division of thought and principles resulting in hatred, conflict, false allegiance, & the perpetrating self-serving religious motives. It's just absolutely astounding all other religions teach their followers to recognize humanity's free-will to choose religion, without reprisals, and to defend good behavior or wrong behavior in the face of religious prophets.

In all fairness I wish to inform you any and all correspondence remains the sole property of myself, Dan Thrapp, and its uses of republication, in secular or religious publications, is at my sole discretion expect in matters where NATO's invested interest may risk a security issue. All conversation may be forwarded to any or all member countries within NATO or respective news outlets. I am not here to embraces NATO, God forbid, but I want clarity, truth, and responsibility.

Respectfully,

Dan Thrapp

All replies to: danthrapp@gmail.com

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