Europe, Beware – Erdolf Ain’t The Only Dangerous Turk


One cannot deplore Erdogan too often.

He is a dangerous Islamist, authoritarian and aggressive.

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Erdolf posing with a map that makes expansionist claims on Greek territory

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But his regime is not the only Turk entity that represents a menace to our Greek allies.

As April elides into May, we come across a report on what are sometimes called ‘the so-called “secularist” and “progressive” nationalist Kemalists,’ whom Western observers often deem an infinitely more promising alternative to Erdolf.

And it turns out they too are revanchists, ‘dreaming of expanding Turkey’s borders into Greece.’

This time, Sözcü newspaper has joined the choir of Turks dreaming of occupying Greek islands.

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…and that’s an ‘opposition’ newspaper!

Writing a blog like this is a learning process and I’m more than willing to admit I have much to learn about that part of the world and who did what to whom in the aftermath of WW1.

I have to thank the newspaper Greek City Times for reminding us that ‘Turkey’s founding father,’Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, while he did a fair job of stamping out backward ‘caliphate’ customs,viz. he…

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Ataturk – no uptights at his parties

“…..closed all religious courts and schools, prohibited the wearing of headscarves among public sector employees, abolished the ministry of canon law and pious foundations, lifted the ban on alcohol, adopted the Gregorian calendar in place of the Islamic calendar, made Sunday a day of rest instead of Friday, changed the Turkish alphabet from Arabic letters to Roman ones.”     http://dailycaller.com/2017/05/28/guns-politics-the-rise-of-ataturk/

….also stamped out a million Greeks!

More than one genocidal atrocity occurred in the last century, and it’s a shame that all of them don’t get equal attention.

There’s a documentary included in the GCT link, called “Lethal Nationalism: Genocide of the Greeks 1913-1923,” which ought to be compulsory watching.

Only Erdoğan is a problem? Kemalist newspaper says Greece is occupying “18 Turkish islands”

I append that link, because it goes into considerable historical detail – most of us know a bit about the Treaty of Versailles…

Photo of The Treaty of Versailles
The Versailles

…but the Treaty of Lausanne’s virtually unknown outside of senior common rooms! – which you can dip into, to get a proper perspective on the Turks’s predatory position on Greek islands like Rhodes.