Skip to comments.Turkey’s Erdogan shuts down White House’s Bolton on Syria, says he made a ‘serious mistake’
Posted on 01/08/2019 8:21:22 AM PST by Navy Patriot
Turkeys President Recep Tayyip Erdogan issued a blunt put-down Tuesday against White House national security advisor John Bolton over his pledges to ensure Turkish nonaggression against Kurds who fought against the Islamic State in Syria.
We cannot accept Boltons messages given from Israel, the Turkish president said, adding that Bolton made a serious mistake, Reuters reported.
He was referring to statements by the senior Trump administration official, made from Israel over the weekend, promising safety for the U.S.-allied Kurdish militias who dominate areas in Northern Syria and whom the Turks view as terrorists in the event of a U.S. military withdrawal.
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He should have remembered that Turkey is NATO, and it's much easier to throw a Bolton overboard than NATO.
Erdogan may be nato, but he is an enemy of the west.
A literal “enemy within”
Yep, erdogan is an evil islamist.
Sounds like what to do with the Kurds is a bit of a sticky wicket.
More accurately, Erdogan AND Turkey are enemies of Western Civilization, Culture and Freedom, but they are allies of Globalism, West and East, as is NATO.
why not bring the Kurds to the southern border of the USA and settle them there! No more illegals crossing the border just a thought...
Islam has no pace in western culture. Let the sand sloths stay in the 7th century where they belong.
Erdogan the Saddam Hussein of Turkey
Let all the Mideast tribes come to Jesus or just kill each other... no more lives and money for their corrupt games.
F Turkey, F Syria, F Bolton, F Mattis, F Neocons, F mil.gov industrial complex.
We should back the Kurds. Full stop.
Bolton appears to believe he is in command. Why is that being allowed?
I love the story of the tar baby
It is so delightfully true
But just try to find a copy of Song of the South movie
To out him?
He's the Distraction from the engagement elsewhere?
He's just stupid, like pointing Korea's Kim to Qaddafi's murder?
Erdo-weirdo wants to rule the caliphate of his creating.
He should have remembered that Turkey is NATO, and it’s much easier to throw a Bolton overboard than NATO.
I’m not a fan of Israel, but NATO is a useless parasite and has been of no value since the wall came down.
The Warsaw Pact wasn’t the real reason why the U.S. established NATO. The purpose of NATO is to give the U.S. a reason to occupy Europe. It’s easier (and cheaper) to have permanent U.S. military bases to pacify the continent than to fight a major war over there ever 30-40 years.
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