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Peaceful Protesters In Istanbul Attacked By Police







Police use tear gas agaist people peacefully protesting against the demolition of Istanbul`s `Last green city space`.

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Peaceful Protesters In Istanbul Attacked By Police. Police use tear gas agaist people peacefully protesting against the demolition of Istanbul`s `Last green city space`.
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Draculya
Male, 40-49, Asia
 13779 Posts
Sunday, June 2, 2013 11:25:47 PM
Before people side with the protestors, remember that the governments/regimes of Turkey, Syria, Egypt, etc. are/were some of America's most important strategic allies in the Sunni islamic parts of the middle east. Radical sunni governments and instability will curtail the west`s ability to nip terrorism in the bud at its origin. Losing any one of these governments to the Arab Spring is as dangerous as having a Taliban controlled Afghanistan. Losing them all is a catastrophe of epic proportions. Turkey is not only religiously moderate and secular, but one of the most important military allies in the global nuclear balance of power.

mikesex
Male, 60-69, Europe
 78 Posts
Sunday, June 2, 2013 8:31:44 AM
referencing some of the earlier blogs: dogwhistle "muslims' and the mutts come arunning.

Turks are to Islamist fundamentals as Americans are to Westboro Baptists.

@McThistlpants & piperfawn: 99% muslim does NOT mean 99% Jihadists. Turkey has been a member of NATO for at least twice your lifetimes.

My guide, during my recent visit to Istanbul, was a Turkish Jew, who spent his childhood in Israel, and is married to a Muslim.

The area around the Square is similar to Greenwich village, or Soho in London or Bastille and Montmartre in Paris; girls in mini skirts and short pants and a REALLY impressive range of bars. (Turkey offers home grown beers, wines AND spirits.

As for green spaces in Istanbul, the city is growing at a ginormous rate; just try driving through the suburbs!

The countryside on the other hand is often beautiful. When I hiked around the White Mountain we were able to stay in Turkish homes where we (men and wome

mikesex
Male, 60-69, Europe
 78 Posts
Sunday, June 2, 2013 8:31:16 AM
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men and women alike) were treated as honoured guests.

Also investigate the current relationship between ANZACS and Turks today, with particular note of Attaturks message to Australian mothers.

We could learn from the Turks; they are good people.


mikesex
Male, 60-69, Europe
 78 Posts
Sunday, June 2, 2013 8:25:47 AM
referencing some of the earlier blogs: dogwhistle "muslims' and the mutts come arunning.

Turks are to Islamist fundamentals as Americans are to Westboro Baptists.

@McThistlpants & piperfawn: 99% muslim does NOT mean 99% Jihadists. Turkey has been a member of NATO for at least twice your lifetimes.

My guide, during my recent visit to Istanbul, was a Turkish Jew, who spent his childhood in Israel, and is married to a Muslim.

The area around the Square is similar to Greenwich village, or Soho in London or Bastille and Montmartre in Paris; girls in mini skirts and short pants and a REALLY impressive range of bars. (Turkey offers home grown beers, wines AND spirits.

As for green spaces in Istanbul, the city is growing at a ginormous rate; just try driving through the suburbs!

The countryside on the other hand is often beautiful. When I hiked around the White Mountain we were able to stay in Turkish homes where we (men and wome

mikesex
Male, 60-69, Europe
 78 Posts
Sunday, June 2, 2013 8:24:30 AM
referencing some of the earlier blogs: dogwhistle "muslims' and the mutts come arunning.

Turks are to Islamist fundamentals as Americans are to Westboro Baptists.

@McThistlpants & piperfawn: 99% muslim does NOT mean 99% Jihadists. Turkey has been a member of NATO for at least twice your lifetimes.

My guide, during my recent visit to Istanbul, was a Turkish Jew, who spent his childhood in Israel, and is married to a Muslim.

The area around the Square is like Greenwich village, or Soho in London or Bastille and Montmartre in Paris; girls in mini skirts and short pants and a REALLY impressive range of bars. (Turkey offers home grown beers, wines AND spirits.

As for green spaces in Istanbul, the city is growing at a ginormous rate; just try driving through the suburbs!

The countryside on the other hand is often beautiful. When I hiked around the White Mountain we were able to stay in Turkish homes where we were treated as fam

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