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Solution proposal for confrontation in Syria – Christoph Hörstel 2020-2-24

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This solution proposal is based on nine years intensive involvement for Syria with: Syrian, Russian, Turkish officials and Iranian, Russian, Turkish media.
While all sides are advancing in the logics of war, another way to address the worries and grievances of all sides appears possible – and highly recommended:
1 All sides stop all military advances for three months
2 this time window will be used to:
– Syria changes its policies towards its adversaries as to significantly reduce refugee numbers
— transition rules, safety guarantees, amnesty
— withdrawal of YPG from Turkish borders
— stop all arms deliveries to YPG by USA
— three year delay on service in the SAA for all returning refugees – civil social services may be required
– EU finally makes payments due to Turkey in aid ...
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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...
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German-Turkish League: Manifesto

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„Stronger Together“

I Basics

The German-Turkish League (GTL) is a union of Germans and Turks for comprehensive and sustainable improvement of German-Turkish Relations.

This mainly concerns personal human relationships, but of course applies to official government and institutional relations or other groups and organizations of members of both nations: on equal standing, respectful, irreversibly close friendship.

II Strategy

a) Aims (Vision)

The German-Turkish League aims for irreversibly excellent and close friendly relations between both peoples.

We ensure and support permanently peaceful, trustful commune and joint striving for peace and mutual well-being, including in the neighborhood of our friends...

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Venezuela – Turning Point for US Hegemonism?

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The revolutionary life achievement of president Maduro’s overarching predecessor Chávez nearly destroyed, forces gather to withstand Washington’s designs.

South American history changed course on February 15, 1898. In the evening of that day, a heavy explosion rocked the armored cruiser USS „Maine“, anchored in Havana harbor, which sank soon after, killing 266 US soldiers on board. The incident marks the first big-size US-made international false flag operation. From then on, Washington successfully widened its power space over South America – and through and after WW2 expanded globally. The situation in Latin America deteriorated to such an extent, that single-handed whistleblowers like the famous ex-CIA agent Philip Agee became global leaders of multi-pronged efforts to expose CIA agent...

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Putin-Erdoğan Meeting: Progress is Joint Vision!

Putin-Erdoğan 2019-1-23

Presidents Putin and Erdoğan present a developed relationship of partners ready to overcome their difficulties.

Illegal US pressure and interference in the increasingly dangerous case of Venezuela is only one first-class show piece of how far good Russian-Turkish relations may reach. Biggest challenge today, however, is a constructive solution to contradictions in Syria, which are situated much closer to both partners and their troops. And, of course the third partner in the Astana process, Iran, should never be forgotten.

Last Wednesday’s meeting of the two presidents became necessary, after Turkey’s failure to achieve the promised progress in Idlib province coincided unhappily with Turkish plans on establishment of a „25-30 km“ (Erdoğan, joint press conference) security belt on Syrian ...

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NATO Exercise Threatens Peace

NATO’s „Trident Juncture 2018“ exercise propaganda speaks of defense and security – but choice of locations, weapons and drill goals speak a vastly different language.

50’000 participants, 250 aircraft and 65 vessels from more than 30 nations – boasts Norway’s NATO press department video. The biggest since the cold war „Reforger“ drills. That is not so overwhelming, given the „Vostok-2018“ exercise six weeks earlier, involving 300’000 troups – nearly a third of Russia’s full troop strength, 36’000 vehicles, more than a thousand aircraft and 80 vessels, the biggest since the „Zapad“ drills in 1981...

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Trump’s INF Treaty Game

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The INF treaty covers intermediate range nuclear forces – but Trump’s handling might result in wide range and long term consequences, trading US political interests for short term gains of their arms industry.

Two of the many problems analysts face with US president Trump’s political moves are, that the gap between announcement and factual decision and the life cycle of a decision are not really predictable. This bulk of trouble is overshadowed by the fact, that this US president is used to see any of his moves in the light of two permanent campaigns he is working for: public relations in general and re-election specifically. The mere mentioning of these criteria implicates what everybody can see easily: Trump is simply not the type of person for serious long-term planning, programming and...

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CDU Regime Change

Germany’s political elite in turmoil: Angela Merkel leaves the chair of her Christian-Democratic Union (CDU) party soon – and chancellorship in 2021.

Nearly a dozen candidates ponder the idea of a candidacy for the stewardship of Germany’s strongest party. But one of them immediately heated expectations: Friedrich Merz, 62, head of America’s main influence peddling institution „Atlantic Bridge“, board chairman of more companies of the financial sector than fit into a single tweet and former rival to Merkel, among them the German section of global leader BlackRock...

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The Hushed-Up Summit Success

Seven year-old Syria conflict gets a shiny new peace building format – while western propaganda media look the other way.

That’s certainly unprecedented but interesting and symptomatic: The biggest German daily „Süddeutsche“ squeezes a few lines on its front page governed by regional elections in  the state of Hesse and the umpteenth article on the truly terrible and deplorable synagogue killing spree in Pittsburgh, USA. Leading opinion shapers such as „Spiegel online“ and New York Times enumerate a few dry facts – and that’s it: Russian president Putin, his Turkish colleague Erdoğan, German chancellor Merkel and French president Macron met on a sunny Saturday afternoon in Istanbul overlooking the Bosporus...

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Macron’s New Security Strategy For Europe

Security Partnership To Include Russia and Turkey – How Credible?

French President Macron issued his idea in two steps – in a visible effort not to overload the public. The first step came on Monday, August 27, in front of the annual conference of French ambassadors; the young leader pushed for a more independent European Union to organize her security objectives including Russia: in a multipolar world. The second and equally big step followed Thursday, August 30, in Helsinki, at the news conference after a work meeting with Finland’s president Niinisto...

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