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Cry Wolf, Cry NATO?

Ilene12 Wrote: Jun 27, 2012 7:36 AM
Turkey was brazen enough to send a flotilla of terrorists with weapons to Gaza. It was stopped by the Israeli navy. On this terrorist ship, the terrorists beat the Israelis with pipes, bats, hard objects and injured many. Since Turkey is so brazen, and now is run by a dictator, and should be kicked out of NATO, they are screaming "wolf". Well, now it is time for the "wolf" to handle its own problems with Syria, another Islamist country, tied to Iran. Turkey should show its bravery by not calling on NATO. Turkey made certain it sent terrorists to give weapons to the terrorist group Hamas. Well, Turkey you are now on your own. Let us see how brave you are.
The boy cried "Wolf." Turkey's Prime Minister cried "NATO!"

On June 24, following Syria's downing of a Turkish Air Force reconnaissance jet, the Turkish government called for a NATO treaty Article 4 consultation.

Article 4 says NATO allies will "consult together whenever, in the opinion of any of them, the territorial integrity, political independence, or security" of any NATO ally is threatened.

An Article 4 consultation sends several grim diplomatic signals. In Turkey's case, it demonstrates that Ankara believes the complex security threat it faces requires alliance action. Syrian military attacks are only one facet of the threat. Terrorist attacks are...