Παρασκευή, 7 Φεβρουαρίου 2014

Keep on truckin': Turkey and Al Qaeda in Syria

In view of Turkey’s possible meddling in the “civil” war in neighboring Syria, news about a Turkish truck headed for the Syrian border appears rather uncomfortable for the ruling government in Ankara, already in the throes of a corruption scandal.
In the first days of the new year, Turkish media reported that a truck carrying aid for Syria that had been collected by the by-now notorious Humanitarian Aid Foundation, or IHH, had been stopped by the local gendarmerie of the Turkish province of Hatay bordering Syria.
IHH garnered a lot of public attention in 2010, as a result of Israel’s violent attack on the Turkish ship Mavi Marmara delivering humanitarian aid to Gaza. Now, with war raging in Syria, it seemed that IHH again appeared willing to aid fellow-Muslims under threat, supplying humanitarian aid to those in need. But some days later, the journalist Fevzi Kızılkoyun revealed in the popular daily Hürriyet that the truck had allegedly been carrying weapons and ammunition, bulletproof jackets and electronic devices, in addition to a number of survival goods.
Read more http://rt.com/op-edge/turkey-al-qaeda-syria-486/

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