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    • Erol
    • 14.06.10 | 07:19 (IDT)

    The Turks have managed 16 countries in the last 2,500 years, including the Ottoman Empire that lasted more than 600 years and ruled over the Middle East. Do you really want to take them on in a confrontation? Every Turkish male is trained in the military. Turkish Military is 2nd largest in NATO, and it has combat experience fighting terrorists for the last 30 years in the mountains. Are the Turks really to blame for the slaughter of 9 unarmed civilians and wounding of 50 or more? Israel needs a reality check and figure out how it's best interests are served if it wishes to survive in a world where the U.S. can not or will not assist them.

    from the article: Major Israeli supermarket chains boycott Turkish goods
    First published 02:04 14.06.10 | Last updated 02:04 14.06.10
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