coup tagged posts

Turkey’s foiled coup attempt in 2016: Germany was involved – and still is!

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When I routinely checked into the CV of the sitting German ambassador to Turkey, Mr. Martin Erdmann, I found out he is obviously a relict of Germany’s involvement in the coup, being appointed 11 months prior to the coup and much overqualified for routine service in Turkey – but a pretty good choice in case of a coup….
Germany’s involvement in the coup is easily proved by:
The present ambassador’s special job description becomes clearer, if we look into how he personally handles very delicate cases, e. g...

Syria: Erdogan’s Tough Choices

Sochi agreement on the demilitarized Idlib belt offers risks – and opportunities.

The chain of events is now allowing prognoses: After the fall of IS/Daesh strongholds in Duma/Damascus and Daraa the Syrian government and its allies Russia and Iran took quite a while to pick up the thrust and start attacking the HTS stronghold Idlib and the sounding areas close to Aleppo in the east and Hama in the south, where many other militia groups from a variety of political backgrounds are operating. Already in these weeks it became clear, that partner Turkey slowed down the momentum of Syria’s liberation of terror militias...


Washington plans a coup in Iran

Deployment of a nuclear-capable US fleet in the Mediterranean Sea speaks a clear language, too.

The Islamic revolution in Iran would not have been possible without US support: Its leader Ayatollah Khomeini would never have made it into the flight from Paris to Tehran without CIA consent. This costly decision came under pressure: Had Khomeini not stepped in, a communist takeover was the likely alternative – and to Washington: anathema. But Khomeini never planned to become Washington’s errand boy and brazenly took apart the very commanding system, which Washington had installed in Tehran: a huge embassy compound covering a full block, from where all important Shah decisions were prepared and controlled...