The diminutive Muslim Brotherhood Napoleon wannabe, authoritarian Islamist dictator is poking too many fingers in the eyes of NATO members, specifically the United States. We suggest that John Bolton and Mike Pompeo take President Trump’s advice by convincing our NATO allies that this Muslim Country ruled by fiat, Turkey, be given the heave-ho from the august body.
Why would Christians defend a Muslim who is a Christian/Jew hater? Oxymoron to us. Put another way, does anyone in their right mind think Turkey would come to our rescue in the Mother of all wars against the tyrant regime in Iran. No way Jose! So there you have it; grind this POS back into the dirt he came from.
For example: Turkey and the U.S. appear to sharply diverge on a host of fronts, including Turkey’s war against U.S.-allied Kurds in the Middle East and Ankara’s recent purchase of an advanced Russian missile system.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has proved a worthy match for President Trump in frank and sometimes confrontational rhetoric. At one point, he all but threatened to fire on U.S. troops if they got in the way of Turkish military operations clearing out Kurdish positions in northern Syria.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo may have been surprised by threats against NATO ally Turkey made Thursday by President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence, two State Department sources told NBC News.
The threats concern the fate of North Carolina Pastor Andrew Brunson, who has been detained by Turkish officials based on allegations of terror and espionage. Trump tweeted Thusday that the “United States will impose large sanctions on Turkey” for keeping Brunson in custody.
The Secretary of State had been involved in delicate negotiations in an attempt to free the 50-year-old pastor, who had been jailed for a year and a half on what the U.S. maintains are false charges connected to a failed coup attempt against Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Turkey cited health reasons for releasing Brunson to home detention Wednesday. In a potential quid pro quo Erdogan has demanded the extradition of Pennsylvania-based Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen, whom the leader has held responsible for the failed July 2016 military coup.
Turkey’s foreign minister told U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in their call on Thursday that Turkey “will not bow down to anyone’s threats”, a foreign ministry source said, after President Donald Trump threatened to slap sanctions on Ankara.
The bottom line here comes down to when, not if, will the United States take the necessary action by convincing NATO members that Turkey is a threat to all of them. The truth is the truth, Turkey is now a dictatorship run by a ruthless demagogue on par with Castro, Stalin, Chavez, Ortega, Madero and the rest of the cheap suits.