Since the failed coup attempt in Turkey on July 15th, the name of exiled Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen is on everyone's lips.
Not only is President Erdogan pointing the finger at Gulen as the mastermind of the coup, so is General Hulusi Akar, the Chief of Staff of Turkey's Armed Forces and the country's top ranking general. In testimony to prosecutors in Ankara earlier this week he stated that while he was being held captive by pro-coup soldiers he was asked to speak to Gulen, who he described as their "opinion leader," but he refused.
"I believe those coup-plotters are members of [Gulen's] organization," Akar said. "I think they thought their organization would take a huge blow after our Supreme Military Council meeting in August -- which we prepared for studiously. This terror organization probably foresaw the outcome of the upcoming meeting and atte...
...there's a whole other aspect of what's happening in Turkey right now that is receiving relatively scant attention. That aspect involves Incirlik Air Base, a 3300 acre base strategically situated on Turkey's southern coast within striking distance of Syria.
So just in case you've forgotten about the Asia-Pacific in the 24/7 news cycle of trauma we've been experiencing lately, don't fret; it's still there, and it's still a tinderbox.
If you're wondering what's going on here, you're not the only one. It seems the internet is flipping its collective lid over this app as the line between gaming and the real world gets blurrier. But perhaps all of this pales in comparison to the game's terms and conditions.
The first casualty of any war is truth. It is killed well before the first shots ring out. In the race problems facing America today, the biggest reason behind it is because the truth has been hidden away.
So what do you get when you cross financial turmoil with political and cultural upheaval, and then sprinkle the whole concoction with military tensions? A very nasty stew, that's what...
It remains up in the air whether the new 150 billion euro liquidity fund will help to stabilize the Italian banking sector... Grab your popcorn, folks, this should be one hell of a summer.
If officials on the base had not come out immediately to talk about the drill, how would we in the general public know that one was taking place?
I’ve been warning over and over for years now that the crisis in the Eurozone was going to be used as a way for the banksters to fail forward by claiming that the ECB needs even more powers to wreck Europe’s economy.
Something historic happened here this week, and wring their hands as they might not even the banksters and their political puppets and their lapdog media can wave it away. The people got a chance to speak and speak they did. They spat in the face of the globalists.
The creator of the International Forecaster, Bob Chapman.