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Turkish TV Interview Request – My Answer

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Dear …
I’m right now in Kabul, meeting Hekmatyar and Taliban. I have written three books on Afghanistan and Pakistan, where I have served as government consultant.
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I’d be very happy to deal the stupid, illegal and unfair US and EU policies a kick.
Turkey has a highly justified security interest.
However, I will insist, that 30-40 Kilometers deep „zones“ and permanent troop presence are illegal. Resettlement programs for refugees in Syria are both duty and sovereign right of the Damascus government. Turkey has zero rights in this regard, in spite of the millions of refugees: The EU ows Turkey billions of Euros, at least…
In the past, I was ready to accept editing of my interviews.
But now there’s troop movements involved and loss of civilian lives on both sides.
Please give the respon...
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