Welcome
Login:   Pass:     Register - Forgot Password - Resend Activation

Turkish Class Forums / Turkish Politics

Turkish Politics

Add reply to this discussion
Pseudo-Atatürks :)
1.       thehandsom
7403 posts
 26 Jan 2009 Mon 01:44 am

With the exception of the ideologically biased, an overwhelming majority of ordinary people now believe that the existence of the Ergenekon terror organization is a fact.

Even its self-confessed advocate, Republican People´s Party (CHP) leader Deniz Baykal, now admits ....

 

...Ergenekonians see themselves as true Kemalists and believe we live in conditions similar to those just before the Turkish War of Independence in the 1920s under the leadership of Mustafa Kemal (Atatürk).

 

The last rulers of the Ottomans, the leaders of the Union and Progress Party, established a paramilitary underground organization in Anatolia with the help of the Ottoman intelligence organization Teskilat-i Mahsusa when they understood that they would lose World War I and Turkey could be occupied. To save the country from foreign occupation, this secret organization, which was composed of retired soldiers, civilian patriots and active-duty soldiers in plain clothes, would start a war of independence against the foreign occupiers using hidden Ottoman weaponry.

 

... he managed to establish a united national army and disbanded these associations and cells, which were becoming a national security concern. Some resisted, but eventually Mustafa Kemal managed to eradicate them.

 

The second important issue that we should take into account is Mustafa Kemal´s ideology. In retrospect, we know for sure that Mustafa Kemal (Atatürk) had always been a staunch and dedicated Westophile and Westernizer. He always dreamed that his nation would reach the level of Western civilization. ..

 

Thus, today, it is this tactical understanding of Ergenekonians´ "respected" ideologians, who see themselves as nothing less than little Atatürks, that paves the way for their conflicting messages, in addition to their displeasure with the EU and the US, who do (could) not give a green light to a coup d´état in Turkey. As Professor Kemal Gürüz, an Ergenekon suspect, confessed last week, they are Americanist deep down but would like to get the help of Russia, which would not mind a dictatorship in Turkey.

 

As these pseudo-Mustafa Kemals delude themselves that Turkey is under the occupation of foreigners and traitors, ..



lol 

Add reply to this discussion




Turkish Dictionary
Turkish Chat
Open mini chat
New in Forums
Intermediate (B1) to upper-intermediate (B...
qdemir: ...
Why yer gördüm but yeri geziyorum
HaydiDeer: Thank you very much, makes perfect sense!
Etmeyi vs etmek
HaydiDeer: Thank you very much!
Görülmez vs görünmiyor
HaydiDeer: Thank you very much, very well explained!
Içeri and içeriye
HaydiDeer: Thank you very much for the detailed ...
Present continous tense
HaydiDeer: Got it, thank you!
Hic vs herhangi, degil vs yok
HaydiDeer: Thank you very much!
Rize Artvin Airport Transfer - Rize Tours
rizetours: Dear Guest; In order to make your Black Sea trip more enjoyable, our c...
What does \"kabul ettiğini\" mean?
HaydiDeer: Thank you very much for the detailed ...
Random Pictures of Turkey
Most liked
Major Vowel Harmony

Turkish lesson by admin
Level: beginner