Neighborhood tensions push Turkey to Israel rapprochement

Turkey is moving to restore full relations with Israel

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Seeking to make up for drastically worsening ties with neighbors Iran and Russia as well as bolstering its energy security, Turkey is moving to restore full relations with Israel after falling out more than five years ago. Continue reading “Neighborhood tensions push Turkey to Israel rapprochement”

Video: Russia puts the evidence on the table; satellite photos

Wednesday the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces presented evidence demonstrating Turkish involvement in funding IS

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According to Rudskoy, Russia has identified “three main oil transportation routes from ISIS-controlled Syrian and Iraqi territories into Turkey.”

“The western route leads to the Mediterranean ports, the northern route Continue reading “Video: Russia puts the evidence on the table; satellite photos”

Russia has ‘more proof’ Turkey is running ISIS oil

Terrorists have been abusing the visa-free agreement between Russia and Turkey – Putin

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Moscow has grounds to suspect that Turkey shot down a Russian Su-24 on November 24 to secure illegal oil deliveries from Syria to Turkey, Putin said on the sidelines of the climate change summit in Paris on Monday. Continue reading “Russia has ‘more proof’ Turkey is running ISIS oil”

Erdogan threatens Putin: We will still fly into Syria

Erdogan says he will start war if Russia takes down a Turkish plane flying in Syrian airspace

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As Putin takes measures to enact economic sanctions against Turkey and has already increased his military presence in the region in a big way in response to Turkey shooting down the Russian bomber last week, Erdogan, in what can only be described as maniacal behavior, Continue reading “Erdogan threatens Putin: We will still fly into Syria”

Top U.S. Air Commander to Fox News – Turkey’s shootdown of Russian jet “had to be pre-planned”

Anyway you look at it, it was “still a war crime”

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Lt. General Tom McInerney is an expert on handling threats from fighter jets.  In is role as Norad commander for Alaska, McInerney dealt with more Russian fighter jet (which he calls “bear penetrations”) than anyone else in the world.

Yesterday, McInerney told Fox News – much to the surprise of the reporter Continue reading “Top U.S. Air Commander to Fox News – Turkey’s shootdown of Russian jet “had to be pre-planned””

Did Erdogan blast Russian plane in revenge for destruction to son’s ISIS oil transport biz?

Yes, says Syrian Information Minister, Omran al-Zoubi

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InfoWars is reporting that Russia’s attack on the oil smuggling business that belongs to Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s son, Bilal, was a motivator for the attack according to Continue reading “Did Erdogan blast Russian plane in revenge for destruction to son’s ISIS oil transport biz?”