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hugh

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Staying a hotel in Limerick, decided to pop down to the bar and have a pint while watching the coup and they were showing the bloody golf. Then a band came on.
 

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There's a woman sitting opposite me now that looks just like Mark E Smith.
 

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Plenty of people out in the streets. Dunno how well to plan it is going.
 
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This is getting ugly, a soldier beheaded by an angry mob, others beaten by the same, 3000 judges suspended and the government has shut down power and access to a US airbase mounting operations against ISIS, the same base also contains 50 US nukes. Meanwhile the PM has declared that any state supporting the Gulenist movement to be at war with Turkey- the main man, Gulen himself, is in exile in Philadelphia.
 

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Didn't watch any TV or see any news after Friday night. It was like this never happened.

I'm seeing a load of conspiracy rumours now that Erdogan set it up himself to fail so he could arrest all these judges. Other's saying the coup was planned perfectly but some guy General Umit Dundar tipped off Erdogan. He has just been promoted so that is possible/an easy conclusion to jump to for the conspiracy fans.
 

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Didn't watch any TV or see any news after Friday night. It was like this never happened.
I was following this all weekend. Looked on the Guardian this morning. Most popular story on their site is
"Taylor Swift condemns Kim Kardashian's release of Kanye West phone call"

Turkey isn't even in the top 10 most clicked stories
 

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Yeah theory that Edrogan organised the coup was basically started by his arch nemisis in exile Fethullah Gülen who Erdogam was imediately blameing.
 

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So - most of the pipeline countries heading west have been invaded at this stage. Turkey is basically a melting pot of oil lines. Instead of waiting for the USA / Russia or Europe to come along and ruin your country, just do it yourself and lock the gaff down??

I dunno. Oil maps are all I look at when these things happen.


 

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