imc indymedia

Los Angeles Indymedia : Activist News

white themeblack themered themetheme help
About Us Contact Us Subscribe Calendar Publish RSS
latest news
best of news



CopWatch LA


A-Infos Radio

Indymedia On Air

Dope-X-Resistance-LA List


IMC Network: africa: ambazonia canarias estrecho / madiaq kenya nigeria south africa canada: hamilton london, ontario maritimes montreal ontario ottawa quebec thunder bay vancouver victoria windsor winnipeg east asia: burma jakarta japan korea manila qc europe: abruzzo alacant andorra antwerpen armenia athens austria barcelona belarus belgium belgrade bristol brussels bulgaria calabria croatia cyprus emilia-romagna estrecho / madiaq euskal herria galiza germany grenoble hungary ireland istanbul italy la plana liege liguria lille linksunten lombardia london madrid malta marseille nantes napoli netherlands nice northern england norway oost-vlaanderen paris/Île-de-france patras piemonte poland portugal roma romania russia saint-petersburg scotland sverige switzerland thessaloniki torun toscana toulouse ukraine united kingdom valencia latin america: argentina bolivia chiapas chile chile sur cmi brasil colombia ecuador mexico peru puerto rico qollasuyu rosario santiago tijuana uruguay valparaiso venezuela venezuela oceania: adelaide aotearoa brisbane burma darwin jakarta manila melbourne perth qc sydney south asia: india mumbai united states: arizona arkansas asheville atlanta austin baltimore big muddy binghamton boston buffalo charlottesville chicago cleveland colorado columbus dc hawaii houston hudson mohawk kansas city la madison maine miami michigan milwaukee minneapolis/st. paul new hampshire new jersey new mexico new orleans north carolina north texas nyc oklahoma philadelphia pittsburgh portland richmond rochester rogue valley saint louis san diego san francisco san francisco bay area santa barbara santa cruz, ca sarasota seattle tampa bay tennessee urbana-champaign vermont western mass worcester west asia: armenia beirut israel palestine process: fbi/legal updates mailing lists process & imc docs tech volunteer projects: print radio satellite tv video regions: oceania united states topics: biotech
printable version - js reader version - email this article - view hidden posts - tags and related articles

View article without comments

Turkish daily: NATO airbase in Turkey to assume a central role in a possible war on Syria

by Cem Ertür Saturday, Nov. 03, 2012 at 8:43 PM

According to plans prepared by the US and Turkey, Pirinclik Air Base (*) , which is the closest NATO air base to Syria, will assume a central role in the event of an operation against Syria; reports Hurriyet daily.

NATO bases in Turkey

NATO bases in Turkey


Turkish daily: NATO airbase in Turkey to assume a central role in a possible war on Syria

propaganda alert

compiled by Cem Ertür

2 November 2012


According to plans prepared by the US and Turkey, Pirinclik Air Base (*) , which is the closest NATO air base to Syria, will assume a central role in the event of an operation against Syria; reports Hurriyet daily.

A delegation of 20 officials from the United States European Command (EUCOM) inspected the air base in Diyarbakir for two days to assess its current readiness for a possible military action.

(*)  Hurriyet’s report refers to the NATO base in Diyarbakir as “2nd Air Force Command” [headquarters], instead of ‘Pirinclik Air Base’. Although the US Department of Defence announced the return of the Pirinclik Air Base to the Turkish Armed Forces in 1997, the base is still being used as one of the 24 NATO bases across Turkey and hosts NATO’s early-warning radar system.

It is also worth noting that another NATO’s Incirlik Air Base in Adana (southern Turkey) is in a similar proximity to Turkey’s border with Syria. Incirlik is currently being used as a command center of NATO-led covert operations against Syria.



1)  Operasyonel mekanizmada ilk adım    

[The first step through the operational mechanism]

Hurriyet, 31 October 2012

2)  Turkish military denies presence of US troops in Diyarbakır

Today’s Zaman, 31 October 2012

[Notes: Excerpts from Hurriyet’s report have been translated and edited by Cem Ertür. Today's Zaman is the English version of the Turkish newspaper Zaman]


from the archives:

“Diyarbakir may become a star, a focal point of the US project for a Greater Middle East. We should make that happen.”

[Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, TV interview on ‘Kanal D’ channel’s 'Teke Tek’ programme, 14 February 2004. This interview was conducted four months before the launch of the Istanbul Cooperation Initiative during the 2004 NATO Summit in Istanbul]  (*)

(*)  Erdogan: Kürtler benim canim cigerim    

[Erdogan: The Kurds are my nearest and dearest]

Hurriyet, 18 February 2004


propaganda alerts:

"We struck Syria": Turkish press jubilant as Turkey marches to war

by Cem Ertür, San Francisco Bay Area Independent Media Center, 4 October 2012

Top US general: Turkey is facing an immediate threat to its Syrian border

by Cem Ertür, San Francisco Bay Area Independent Media Center, 19 September 2012

Report this post as:
Share on: Twitter, Facebook, Google+

add your comments

Erdogan is a Tool

by Wise Up, Erdogan Sunday, Nov. 04, 2012 at 4:34 AM

Being used by the forces that direct NATO and their terrorist hordes, is not going to work out well for Erdogan or the nation of Turkey.
They have offered him the table of a new Turkey as a world player as in the old Ottoman Empire. This will produce the predictable terrorism and extreme polarization that will tear it apart internally.
Doesn't Erdogan know about the practices like Operation Gladio and the entire list of destabilization tactics that are used in this all too well used program?
The vanity of leadership is a frightful affliction and we should find a treatment and cure. Before it's too late.
Report this post as:
Share on: Twitter, Facebook, Google+

add your comments

Local News

Public art project aspires to save California N18 3:42PM

Songwriter, Author, Philanthropist P F Sloan Died On Nov 16 N17 4:48PM

A Plea For Support From Will B N15 4:23PM

10 Shocking Realities of the TPP N09 4:47PM

KPFK needs your VOTE ! or lose it. O31 4:51PM


KPFK is losing and reducing it's main programmers, so can Fresh ones emerge there instead? O26 5:58PM

Fall 2015 National Immigrant Solidarity Network Monthly News Alert! O26 7:58AM

A master-plan is needed to support renter protections in Northern California, & elsewhere O25 9:48PM

KPFK Updating: a coup? or failure? or.... O25 5:04PM

Kapparot Chicken Slaughter Causes Outrage: Activists Demand Change O06 1:59PM

Update on WHAT IS HAPPENING AT KPFK and what can be done & elections O05 12:39AM

A Letter (sent) to L.A. Slut Walk O03 12:51PM

Protesters Enact Symbolic "Die In" to Unwelcome Narendra Modi to Silicon Valley S28 3:52PM

More Local News...

Other/Breaking News

Democracy Now, Military Times, Guardian Articles On Soldiers Refusing To Drop Drones etc N24 9:10AM

Warhammer 40000 Freeblade Hack Generator N24 8:23AM

First Amendment Under Covert Attack N23 6:27PM

Insanity of the police/fbi community N23 1:35PM

No to Racism and War! N23 6:02AM

Fifa 16 Coin Generator N23 3:24AM

(A-Radio) Northern Europe 1: Musta Pispala festival in Finland N23 12:36AM

Paranoïa ou la vérité d'une société N22 11:54PM

Wicked fbi and their mischievous police friends N22 11:22AM

Mobile Strike Hack Generator Gold and VIP N22 4:02AM

“None Dare Call It Conspiracy:” How U.S. Elites Made Islamist Militants the New Red Menace N21 5:05AM


Monsanto Patenting World's Seeds, Controlling World's Food, Causing Cancer, Killing Bees, N20 9:59AM

Indigenous Hispanic areas also Economic Rights US N20 8:14AM

Paraphysique de l'hybris pirocratie N19 11:44PM

Free Kicks Tips on FIFA 16 N19 11:20PM


The Shortwave Report 11/20/15 Listen Globally! N19 5:07PM

(A-Radio) Eastern Europe 5: Anarchist Black Cross Warsaw N19 2:20PM

Paraphysique de lapalissade N19 6:17AM

Paris Attacks - Bourgeois Terrorism N18 2:03PM

Declarations of Independence N18 9:35AM

(A-Radio) La FAGC y la comunidad de La Esperanza - un proyecto de vivienda anarquista N18 7:18AM

Economic Crises as Sicknesses and Catastrophes N18 4:06AM

A War the West Cannot Win N17 12:17PM

TPP: an attack on the GPL? N17 8:57AM

Brief History of Ohio Farmwokers in FLOC near Toledo N17 8:11AM

Following Paris Terror Attacks, Only Three Things are Guaranteed N17 6:40AM

More Breaking News...
© 2000-2003 Los Angeles Independent Media Center. Unless otherwise stated by the author, all content is free for non-commercial reuse, reprint, and rebroadcast, on the net and elsewhere. Opinions are those of the contributors and are not necessarily endorsed by the Los Angeles Independent Media Center. Running sf-active v0.9.4 Disclaimer | Privacy