Turkey launches probe into some US bureaucrats for ties to FETÖ

Daily Sabah | 15 April 2017 New York Senator Chuck Schumer (left), Henri Barkey Director of the Middle East Program at Wilson Center (center-left), Former CIA Director John O. Brennan (center), OFAC President David Cohen (center-right), US attorney Preet Bharara (right) The Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office in Istanbul has launched a probe into 17 individuals…

US-NATO-Turkey Invasion of Northern Syria: CIA “Failed” Turkey Coup Lays Groundwork for Broader Middle East War?

Prof Michel Chossudovsky | 29 Aug 2016 In mid-July, President Erdogan pointed his finger at the CIA, accusing US intelligence of having supported a failed coup directed against his government. Turkish officials pointed to a deterioration of US-Turkey relations following Washington’s refusal to extradite Fethullah Gülen, the alleged architect of the failed coup. Erdogan’s Justice…

Washington’s Strategic Defeat: Erdogan Trumps Gulenist Coup

Prof. James Petras | 8 Aug 2016 For the past decade, the US intelligence agencies operating in Turkey have worked closely with the increasingly influential parallel government of Fethullah Gulen.  Their approach to power was, until recently, a permeationist strategy, of covertly taking over political, economic, administrative, judicial, media, military and cultural positions gradually without resort to elections or…