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Commenting article: Turkey Moves to Downgrade Relations with Israel over 2010 Flotilla Raid

Dino the Athenian - 3 Sep 2011 // 22:12:45


I want you to take your sorry ass out of here and disappear.

You have nothing to contribute for Bulgaria's benefit.

You just throw your idiotic remarks here and there with "Bravo Turkey and good job Turkey and kiss my ass Turkey".

So this is you FINAL notice. Get lost.

hercules - 3 Sep 2011 // 19:39:41

Dino, when you start to insult people because they don’t agree with what you’ve said, then you have lost the argument and all credibility.

Because I have stood up for Turkey now and in past against your bigoted remarks you automatically think I’m a Turk, which I’m not.

I have met a lot of Greeks over the years and have never found them anything like you or so offensive, so it seems that you are the odd one out.

Sarkan has asked this question before which has never received a reply…. Have you ever been to Turkey of Bulgaria ?

Dino the Athenian - 3 Sep 2011 // 19:11:24


Turkey's whole case was based on the legality of the Israeli action and International Law of the Sea, which BTWTturkey refuses to be a signatory of.

On the issue of legality Turkey lost 100%.

The UN report spoke of excessive response by the Israeli commandos, but that was more of an empty gesture.

The Israeli Navy and Army are not a civilian police force. Therefore you can not accuse them of excessive force because no such standard applies to trained military.

The rules of the military are such so when someone stubs you, hits you with a pipe and otherwise threatens your life you shoot back and kill.

The Israeli commandos boarded the ship with paint guns. When they met with violence against them (clearly recorded in the video), they pulled side arms and shot to kill.

The message is simple:

Don't mess around with Israel in its own territory and right above the Leviathan gas field find which will satisfy Israel's energy needs for the next 50 years and beyond.

Erdogan knew all of this and used a bunch of fanatic islamists to go down there and create an issue for Turkey to lay claim over resources that Turkey has not even a remote legal claim over.

viking - 3 Sep 2011 // 18:30:46


According to my local paper (affiliate of the NY Times) it was reported the UN slapped both Turkey and Israel on the wrist.
You are kinda hard on anyone from Turkey.


Dino the Athenian - 3 Sep 2011 // 15:45:07


You ignorant Turk(wait, I just said the same thing twice), with your disgusting Turkish nonsense and your non-stop punctuated idiocy.

The UN report endorsed 100% the Israeli action and it was a big, fat slap in Turkey's impotent face.

The whole world is laughing at your insecure reaction and try to make it look like Turkey has any other option other than to put tail between its legs and disappear for a while.

Dino the Athenian - 3 Sep 2011 // 15:39:19

How to troll a Turk (an excerpt from Encyclopedia Dramatica):

hercules - 3 Sep 2011 // 12:58:13

How can the UN say that Israel was heavy handed when it admits that Israel is right in blocking the Gaza coast in the first place.

Simple, because the two things aren’t equated

I suggest that you check the rules of engagement for normal naval encounters like this one; also the Cyprus issue with Turkey is irrelevant in this matter.

mavro from australia - 3 Sep 2011 // 12:38:39

Turkey who is blockading Cyprus through the middle all of a sudden doesn't agree with the Gaza blockade. It's obvious by looking at the video that the Israeli troops were set upon by the protestors of a blockade that Turkey itself supported. How can the UN say that Israel was heavy handed when it admits that Israel is right in blocking the Gaza coast in the first place. The Turks are just looking for any excuse to dstance itself from Israel and assert their own regional influence in the Middle East.

sa-sha - 3 Sep 2011 // 08:26:01

Right move...

hercules - 2 Sep 2011 // 16:12:49

Well-done Turkey

Jerusalem sources have pointed out that the report shows Israel's actions did not violate international law, Ynet has reported.

One man shaving with a safety razor had three bullets put into the back of his head at point blank range and the excuse was that he had a dangerous weapon….

The days of Israel doing what they like and getting away with it are coming to an end, the balance of power is now changing and they will be the losers!

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