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And Why Does Turkey Need All Those Weapons again?

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Submitted by M. Tovey (United States), Mar 1, 2012 at 16:29

And so we hear one opinion of Turkey's ambitions, to be a power broker in the region? And if Turkey does begin a rebuilding of a war apparatus, are we to expect they will overshadow Iran's ambition in the area? And what of the meantime, of the unsettled situation in Syria, does Turkey hope to salvage some of its lost luster at the expense of the Syrian downfall?

But, most importantly, does Turkey expect to increase its hostility towards Israel now that its Islamic revolutionary tendencies are more exposed? That's the true intention of a militarist Turkey, to get at Israel. After all, isn't Israel the true power in the Middle East?

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