Richard Hayden Black, a Republican member of the Virginia state Senate has said that Turkey wants “to absorb northern Syria into the greater Turkey” to control water and oil resources.

In speaking with PressTV on Tuesday, the senator said that Turkey uses terror groups like ISIS and al-Qaeda to establish Turkish control over northern Syria.

“The group ISIS is sort of a tool of Turkey, of the United States, [and] of all of these groups (US allies). They don’t want [Syria] to eventually survive, because Erdogan sees himself as the head of a vast caliphate, [and] as [the head of] a resurgent Ottoman Empire that stretches from Europe onto China,” he said.

“Turkey has been the greatest ally of the ISIS throughout most of the six-year war” in Syria, he said.

He then highlighted how ISIS had 2,000 oil tankers carrying oil stolen from Syria to be sold in Turkey.

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The rational and straight verdict of a war veteran and ex-military judge.

The senator is not the first to note a Ottoman empire 2.0 expansionist strategy that wages a new type war to destroy Syrian. He judges Erdogan’s connection to IS and other terror groups by the evidence presented by his actions. And he looks into how all is useful as policy.

p.s. Not the first time that d**k Black criticizes the US policy in Syria. More about his interesting views if You look him up in Google or Wikipedia.

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Yep, and he’s not the only one : Bernie Sanders, Tulsi Gabbard, Ron Paul, etc etc. And it’s not a question of which party they’re in as some are REPs and other are DEMs… BTW, it goes further than Turkey : it’s the infamous Muslim Brotherhood and we SHALL NOT act like Chamberlain and Daladier, putting out heads in the sand with them. The only good point in Erdolf craze : he’s ordering F-35. F-35 is full of backdoors, just do a DDOS on LockMart servers and they stop flying, US govt can ground them anytime, they may have stealth… Read more »

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I thought of Bernie Sanders, Tulsi Gabbard, Ron Paul too. Especially of the Hawaiin lady’s recent fact finding mission.

The ideologies that motivate the Sultan and the Emir will be a challenge for the foreseeable future.

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F35 the flying pig :mrgreen:
F22 is pretty good 🙂

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F35 is just a non viable vehicle that will remain in the Lockheedmartin production line, the systems and tech is being sold off to other countries ie China, its cost the Us taxpayer over a trillion dollars and it is second rate as a fighter ! Read up on George Webb where is Eric Braverman series YouTube ,, look around day 70 he goes into the theft of tech by Hitlery and associates , great eye opening research !

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Nope, F-22 is pretty useless. If you want smth effective, it has to be small, built from baked-in RAM with very low IR signature with a powerful IRST and active stealth+powerful ECM. Guess why F-22 wasn’t used in Libya while Rafales entered first. Mig-35/29K, although less refined, has great potential if some mods are made : covering the canopy with a transparent gold leaf, put sawtooth caches in the air intakes in a non-magnetic conductive mater to avoid direct views on engine fans and also close the Faraday cage, fit 2 Khibiny pods and put the OLS-50 IRST to replace… Read more »

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And what is the exactly cost of F-22 ❓
I know it is nearly > 300 millions USD. Very impressive price.

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If you consider the full development program, you end with a $397M per aircraft. Not counting maintenance, flying hours, spare parts etc etc etc. Only devt and acquisition. Thus, the flyaway cost per plane was more about $250M per plane… And, on very first drill vs a Rafale… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oGuWadoTgkE 😀 F-22 gets locked by S-300 or S-400 from 240km… Not so stealth (well, S-x00 have low frequency radar, stealth coating doesn’t works against it and anyway, they’re not stealth in IR… The point is that during the 70’s, everybody began to use high frequency radars in X-band as they were… Read more »

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It’s good to hear a statement like this coming out of the US.

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Internet junk. Absolute waste of time.

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20% of Turkeys Population is Christian, could this be the Area that is facing total domination by Outslam Forces?

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Is the senator mentally ill?