imc indymedia

Los Angeles Indymedia : Activist News

white themeblack themered themetheme help
About Us Contact Us Subscribe Calendar Publish RSS
Tell the NSA: StopWatching.US

Features
latest news
best of news
syndication
commentary


KILLRADIO

VozMob

CopWatch LA

ABCF LA

A-Infos Radio

Dope-X-Resistance-LA List

LAAMN List





IMC Network: www.indymedia.org 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 - json version - email this article - view hidden posts - tags and related articles
link:

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

__________________________________________________________________________________________





http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2012/11/02/18725000.php


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.



______________________________________



sources:


1)  Operasyonel mekanizmada ilk adım    

[The first step through the operational mechanism]

Hurriyet, 31 October 2012

http://www.hurriyet.com.tr/gundem/21820659.asp




2)  Turkish military denies presence of US troops in Diyarbakır

Today’s Zaman, 31 October 2012

http://www.todayszaman.com/newsDetail_getNewsById.action?newsId=296791



[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

http://hurarsiv.hurriyet.com.tr/goster/ShowNew.aspx?id=203480




______________________________________



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

http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2012/10/04/18723023.php



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

http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2012/09/19/18722036.php


______________________________________
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

Has KPFK's GM Duncan just dis-appeared? A20 12:35PM

Michael Ruppert dead. A18 6:17PM

Pacifica voting in secret with no accountability? Is this part of KPFK ? A18 3:39PM

Kassim Alhimidi convicted of murder A17 8:33PM

Members of Bundy Family Explain Bundy Ranch Stand-Off With Bureau of Land Management (BLM) A17 1:03AM

Here's some interesting privatization connections in regards to the LAUSD District 1 race A15 4:25PM

Rock, Rap & Speakout vs Poverty, Prisons & War A13 3:16PM

Report Back: 4th Annual Hahamongna Walkabout A13 2:33PM

Pacifica Exe Director position is in confusion still putting KPFK at risk A10 3:52PM

Bernard Duncan, prior GM of KPFK is still in play A08 5:01PM

San Diego May Dai Workers Film Festival A06 5:11PM

Southern California Joins Worldwide Wave Of Action A05 2:31AM

Pacifica board members named here, who attempted ousting ED A04 1:06PM

LA Weekly promotes a slanted view of Pacifica/ KPFK A04 10:36AM

More Info about Pacifica, which holds KPFK's license, etc. A03 2:08PM

Listen to KPFK's staff talking to Pacifica Exe Director M29 7:31PM

Pacifica IS also KPFK, so let's not ignore what going on M29 5:42PM

Reported excerpts of Pacifica's - and that's KPFK's - incidents happening - update M29 5:14PM

Repost from Counterpunch re Pacifica - KPFK too involved M29 2:10PM

Forever intertwined: KPFK, WBAI, Gary Null ? M28 4:10PM

Why is KPFK still failing to thrive ? M28 3:32PM

GLOBAL DAY of ACTION for the Indonesian Rainforests! M27 3:06PM

Opponents of SB County Jail's Letter Ban to Share Progress, Next Steps M27 9:58AM

Pacifica Radio, Rwanda, and DR Congo M26 2:29PM

International Multicultural Literary Magazine Features Armenia in Spring Issue M25 11:14AM

Why is KPFK still failing to thrive ? M24 9:10PM

Home-less-free occupying is not a free ride either M24 8:46PM

The US Occupy Movement - Since the Eviction from the Squares M21 6:32AM

More Local News...

Other/Breaking News

"Believing without Seeing" A20 4:13PM

Los Angeles Joins Nationwide March Against Mainstream Media #MAMSM A20 3:04PM

Trolling ...what is that ? A20 1:01PM

Canada Targets Russia A20 11:45AM

Canada Targets Russia A20 11:30AM

Russia Bashing Continues A20 12:45AM

Koch Brothers-Style Free Society A20 12:43AM

Arythmie du capital A19 5:33AM

Dissent within after article, Profound Arrogance at UN. A19 4:20AM

Arythmie du capital A19 4:06AM

Dissent within after article, Profound Arrogance at UN. A19 3:25AM

Kiev Violates Four-Party Agreement A19 12:50AM

Fake Donetsk Letter Circulating A19 12:49AM

Dissent within after article, Profound Arrogance at UN. A18 7:43PM

Flashback to 2003: "Major combat in Iraq is over, U.S. warns rogue Syria" A18 11:40AM

Supreme Court Hears Argentina Predatory Hedge Fund Discovery Case A18 10:28AM

The Shortwave Report 04/18/14 Listen Globally! A17 4:50PM

Four-Party Agreement on Ukraine A17 1:35PM

An Event for All Musicians... and Bring Your Dad for FREE! A17 11:08AM

LION ARK ROARS AND THE AUDIENCE PURRS: RESCUE DOCUMENTARY PICKS UP SIXTH AWARD A17 11:03AM

Ukraine on the Brink A17 12:39AM

More NATO Forces for Eastern Europe A17 12:36AM

Obama Heads for War in Ukraine A16 12:44AM

Israel Seeks Regional Anti-Iranian Alliance A16 12:39AM

Duplicitous Human Rights Misinformation on Ukraine A15 12:12PM

The Augean Stables Of US Justice From Prosecutors To Supreme Court A15 9:21AM

Paraphysique des droites A15 8:51AM

Public Relations - Propaganda as an Economic Branch A15 5:44AM

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