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Ignorance and Greed - Turkey's two eternal allies in the West

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Submitted by Ianus (Poland), Jun 29, 2011 at 14:21

Bazoonah wrote

> my point is quite simple, if the paranoia you mentioned is in turkey then it is simple a reflection of the whole paranoid world you and me are living in. US/EU is a great example of parania nowadays. my question is quite simple. since all these stories exist (in your views) within turkey and as lethal as it seems to be. then why is it that the US/EU still keeping them as an ally?

If you read what I quoted , then you would know that it is not "I" or "my views" that create the stories but quite reliable sources I have no influence on. Anyway,I understand perfectly well that for a Turk the best way of avoiding evidence is ascribing it to the author's fancy and implying he's morally flawed.Imagine that the source is not identical with Ianus and that the Tuks are the last people on earth I or anyone else should discuss problems of morality with.

When the ruling caste in Ankara dispatches repeated urgent orders to the Jandarma Units in eastern Anatolia to disclose "Armenian separatism" and "Israeli land grab" in Turkey,basing the first demand on detailed family trees going back some 90 years or more and basing the other on its a priori conviction that the Jews are buying up Turkey , even though none do, then the conclusion that we are dealing with a collective paranoia is obvious and it does in fact come from the very source I quoted.

Secondly, if you know anything about the US/EU using old Church registers to hunt down anti-US or anti-EU conspirators , then I will be grateful for your quoting of the source. Maybe you have access to secret cables from the Turkish Embassy in Brussels or Washington?). As long as you can't do what I have asked you , don't use the favourite fraudulent Turkish trick of changing the subject to deflect the attention from the real point and of accusing him who exposes your lies of your own crimes.

As to being Turkey"s ally , the Western ignorance and greed have always been the most reliable allies of Turkey. It was deep ignorance and greed that made France and England befriend Turkey and shed a sea of blood of their soldiers and sell mountains of rifles and know-how to save Turkey from Russia. Yet all the endeavour was in vain.The Turk betrayed France and England on behalf of Germany. But Germany's ignorance and greed didn't repay at all.In due course also this ally was rejected on behalf of Lenin's Russia.But even the new alliance based on Lenin's ignorance and greed hardly outlived Vladimir Ilych Lenin's gold and guns generously given to Mustafa Kemal Pasha and his hordes. Soon Russia was dropped and a new ally from overseas, whose ignorance and greed exceed perhaps by far all the previous allies of Turkey, replaced the old ally. But hardly half a century has elapsed and the latest ally is confronted with the same fate as all of the heretofore allies of Turkey.Ignorance and greed are essential for Turkey's political survival and sucess but they are inevitably a self-defeating policy for those who are guided by them in their decision-making.

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