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Submitted by Alexandros (United Kingdom), Nov 28, 2012 at 04:53

Was he a member of the Neo Turk movement or not?

When he came to power did he punish anyone for the Armenian Genocide or did he say, "who is going to remember the Armenians?"

Did he organise the Pontiac genocide or not? If not did he punish anyone when he came to power?

Did he lead the massacres in Smyrni (Izmir) and the genocide of Assyrians and the genocide of the Thracian Greeks?

You wrote that he did not commit a war crime and he was not even a suspect otherwise he would have been arrested. The International law is not working in our days imagine then, if it was, Turkey should have been bombed the day it invaded Cyprus, instead and because it serves economical lobbies this terroristic state is fully supported. Even though you can find videos and written witnessing from French and English officers of the navy who saw with their own eyes what happened.

You write that he died in 1938, but his politics and his example is still alive, Turkey never entered the war because they were not sure who was going to win and this is the truth, so in any case they did not support the western! Instead the allies supported them in the end of the war because Turkey seemed to be scared of the Soviet Union, even though Stalin did not have any intention to attack Turkey, instead he wanted to reward them for their neutrality. The only ones you have supported were the communists and the Nazis with your neutrality, because in the beginning of the war Stalin had an aggreement with the Nazis and if he was not attacked he would have been neutral as well.

Turkey was never more successful than Greece, but the last thirty years our politicians unfortunately met money as yours do now and as Kissinger has quoted, massive growth brings corruption, you will see soon enough and the result was the destruction of the production of Greece, which was directed by Germany and it did not happen only in Greece.

Kemal was directing everything that is why you write Kemalism now, Kemal's example was followed in every tactics and that is why the Pogroms of Istanbul happened later.

But i am very curious for your answers to my questions above or would you follow the common Turkish lead of denying the genocides?

Anyway the common things between the Kemalists and the neo-Ottomans seem to become more and more, i saw Davutoglu crying for the dead in Gaza, but i have not seen him crying for the Dead Kurdish children, even though Hamas is bombing civilians women and children while the Kurds bomb the armed forces. Also it is exquisite the way he uses his diplomacy skills, he said the other day that the Patriots the NATO is giving to him are a defensive weapon but the S300 that Cyprus bought were a threat to Turkey. It is amazing why the West is still talking with him, he must really think that the Western politicians are real idiots to say these things.


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