by Uzay Bulut • October 8, 2021 at 5:00 am
- Turkey appears to be maneuvering to expand an Islamic state in Syria and Iraq.
- The same Turkish government that claims to counter “terrorism” through its fight against the Kurdish PKK has supported ISIS in the region for years.
- “The ability of ISIS to become a functioning state so quickly is largely due to its relationship with President Erdoğan in Turkey.” — Dr. Mordechai Kedar, BESA Center, October 11, 2020.
- The Turkish government — a member of NATO — clearly seems to feel itself on a jihadist roll.