Archive for Oktober 19th, 2012

19. Oktober 2012

[global research] Turkey leads US-sponsored Military Encirclement of Syria

Despite widely reported concerns of blowback in Syria due to the arming of jihadist groups, a military build-up on Syria’s borders is proceeding apace. Racep Tayyip Erdogan’s Islamist government in Turkey is leading the way, using the pretext of stray mortar fire from Syria that killed five civilians to legitimise the deployment of 250 tanks, jets, helicopter gunships, troops, artillery emplacements and antiaircraft batteries on the border.

http://www.globalresearch.ca/turkey-leads-us-sponsored-military-encirclement-of-syria/5308742