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Turkish PM: Israel should be barred from UN

Do you agree that Israel should be barred from the UN?

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#2
The UN is mostly a corrupt waste of space. It started out with good intentions but slowly went downhill.
 

seaweed

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#4
Ironic, seeing that it's the UN that has failed Israel by abandoning its mission to keep missiles and other arms from entering Gaza via Rafah and vicinity. Remember the UN also baled out of keeping Hezbollah off Israel's back in the Lebanon. The UN is a weak reed; sofew of its General Assembly members are respectable democracies it's hard to see why it should command respect.
 
#7
KGB_resident said:
http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-3657237,00.html

'How can a country that does not implement Security Council resolutions be allowed to enter through the gates of the UN headquarters,' Recep Tayyip Erdogan says.
Do you agree with Turkish PM?
Yes I do.

But more interestingly, it would be interesting to see how this will change Israel's defence palliness with Turkey. I suppose the Turks might already be a bit pi55ed off with Israel's bezzering with the Iraqi/Iranian Kurds.
 
#9
WalterWarry said:
Ataturk turns in his grave as his secular vision is slowly taken apart.
Indeed it is. Two of the 3 independent appointments who report direct to the President have already been arrested for subversion. In addition a former General has also been arrested.

However that is a very dangerous game for the muslim parties to play and they may wake up one day to find the Army and Jandarma inviting them to come for a discussion.

Watch the howls of protest from w@akers of the pinko variety who do not understand the need for secular Government as required by Turkish Law.

Stand by, stand by!
 
#10
rickshaw-major said:
Watch the howls of protest from w@akers of the pinko variety who do not understand the need for secular Government as required by Turkish Law.
Is a moderate Muslim government worse for European stability than a hypernationalist military one?

Discuss.
 
#11
Rumpelstiltskin said:
rickshaw-major said:
Watch the howls of protest from w@akers of the pinko variety who do not understand the need for secular Government as required by Turkish Law.
Is a moderate Muslim government worse for European stability than a hypernationalist military one?

Discuss.
I wouldn't call a Turkish Military Government Hypernationalist......Hyper secular yes. Modern Turkey is based on a deliberate and fundamental break with the past by Ataturk from 1924. The whole edifice of a Islamic State was removed over 10 years. ANYTHING that smacks of an attempt to recreate an Islamic state does not go down with a whole host of people, most notably the Armed Forces, who see themselves as the Guardians of Ataturk's legacy.

But back to the main Point:-

How many Countries would be excluded for breaking UN Security Council waffling under this rule..?
 
#12
Kitmarlowe said:
I wouldn't call a Turkish Military Government Hypernationalist
Umm... I would. In fact, most people would.

But I suppose you/Israel can't be too choosy about who to call a friend these days.
 
#14
Kitmarlowe said:
Rumpelstiltskin said:
Kitmarlowe said:
I wouldn't call a Turkish Military Government Hypernationalist
Umm... I would. In fact, most people would.

But I suppose you/Israel can't be too choosy about who to call a friend these days.

WTF???
Sorry, I thought I remembered you from other threads, only popping up to defend Israel in a hectoring manner. Actually, I was confusing you with another poster- Bagshot or Bagpuss or something.

Again- sorry.
 
#18
labrat said:
should turkey be allowed at the un? I seem to remember a little island called Cyprus that has some unresolved issues...
Really - perhaps you could enlighten us with your knowledge of EOKA and what they did?
 
#19
Rumpelstiltskin said:
rickshaw-major said:
Watch the howls of protest from w@akers of the pinko variety who do not understand the need for secular Government as required by Turkish Law.
Is a moderate Muslim government worse for European stability than a hypernationalist military one?

Discuss.
See my above - they are not moderate and they are getting worse.

And yes I do know what I'm talking about.
 

seaweed

LE
Book Reviewer
#20
I suppose this helps project Turkey as a peacekeeper in conjunction with France (currently bruited I hear), and helps the Govt of Israel to think that's a good idea.
 

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