Operation Warmongering: A strange domestic alliance to encourage Turkey to attack Syria…

On the Twitter front 3 lumpen popular figures are provoking the public with the most vulgar nationalistic discourses. From left to right: Erol Köse, Atilla Taş and Nihat Doğan.

Pro-government columnists and journalists.

Some Liberal minded intellectuals or youth activists who happen to have some Western (American)-backed funding in some projects.

Most of Islamists with a Sunni prejudice who happen to believe Asad regime is an Alevite one.

A round up:

Turkey vows action against Syria for downing jet

from Yahoo news
Turkey will take retaliatory steps against Syria for the downing of one of its military jets, President Abdullah Gul said Saturday, even as he suggested that the aircraft may have violated Syrian airspace.

Ankara tries to manage crisis with Syria over plane

from Hurriyet Daily News
Ankara has been trying to resolve the crisis which was .

Turkey: Jet may have crossed into Syria

from Yahoo news
Turkey’s President Abdullah Gul acknowledged Saturday that a Turkish military jet shot down by Syrian artillery may have entered Syria’s airspace, according to the semi-official Anatolia news agency.

Turkish jet crashes amid claims it was shot down by Syria

by Constanze Letsch, Luke Hoyland
Tayyip Erdogan unable to confirm F-4 warplane was shot down as Turkish and Syrian rescuers search for two pilots

On the porous border with Turkey, smugglers keep Syria’s uprising alive

by John Densky
A nerve-shredding encounter and the risk of attack by Assad’s militia on the trail to Free Syria Army’s mountain strongholds

Saudi Arabia plans to fund Syria rebel army

by Martin Chulov, Ewen MacAskill
Exclusive: Command centre in Turkey organising weapon supply to opposition
Saudi officials are preparing to pay the salaries of the Free Syria Army as a means of encouraging mass defections from the military and increasing pressure on the Assad regime, the Guardian has learned.

Syrian ships join search for Turkish military jet lost in Mediterranean

Turkish media report warplane carrying two pilots crashed in Syrian waters after taking off from military airbase in Malatya


Turkish PM to hold second security meeting over jet: TV

from Hurriyet Daily News
Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan will hold a second…

Syria’s downing of Turkish jet an ‘escalation’: Iraq

from Hurriyet Daily News
Syria’s downing of a Turkish plane marks a serious escalation of the Syrian conflict.


America Can Mend Israeli-Turkish Relations

President Obama has a unique opportunity to rebuild a strategically vital relationship between Israel and Turkey.


Turkey: From regional to global player

by Acturca
Deutsche Welle (Germany) 19 June 2012 Ayhan Simsek With its growing political influence, Turkey is seeking a stronger role in world politics. However, its domestic political problems, as well as regional crises, pose major challenges to its foreign policy ambitions. ?Turkey has become one of the five or six most important countries in the world,?

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