Pompeo: Trump prepared for military action against Turkey if necessary

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday: “We prefer peace to war, but you should know that “President Donald Trump is fully prepared to take military actions against Turkey in Syria if necessary.”

DEBKAfile: As he spoke, more than 1,000 US troops were pulling back from bases in Syria to western Iraq.

Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC), one of the most vocal critics of Trump’s decision to move US troops out of northeastern Syria, appeared to pivot on Sunday, saying after talking to the president he now believed “historic solutions” were possible in Syria “if we play our cards right.”

 

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20 thoughts on “Pompeo: Trump prepared for military action against Turkey if necessary

  • Oct 22, 2019 @ 12:42 at 12:42
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    One NATO ally planning and threatening military action against another. Well that’s it then. NATO is done. Russia has won. Putin played both Erdogan and Trump like a fiddle.

    If I were in Estonia right now, I’d keep a light suitcase packed.

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    • Oct 22, 2019 @ 15:59 at 15:59
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      you were not born when two nato members ( greece et turkey ) went to fight!!!!

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    • Oct 22, 2019 @ 17:31 at 17:31
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      pompeonun avradını kızını sikem

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    • Oct 23, 2019 @ 17:18 at 17:18
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      Ottomans are dreaming for Jerushalaym. Turkeys bank Halkbank is accused of fraud, money laundering and violating U.S. sanctions against Iran. Turkey is genocidal anti – Semitic islamic terror state supporting Hamas, ISIS and Iran. erDOGan is an i diot obsessed wth Israels destruction. Creation of kurdish state in Eastern Turkey will put an end o the ottoman dream for Jerushalaym.

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  • Oct 22, 2019 @ 13:21 at 13:21
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    NATO has no obligation to support a member who “starts” a war and invades another country. NATO is a defensive coop only.

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    • Oct 22, 2019 @ 21:42 at 21:42
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      Quite correct. And it is time Turkey left NATO! Erdogan is just using NATO!!!
      Nato is a defense alliance. Turkey is already in the Russia/ Iran alliance.

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  • Oct 22, 2019 @ 13:55 at 13:55
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    The day the US will attack Turkey will be the day pigs will fly & fish will talk !

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    • Oct 23, 2019 @ 4:37 at 4:37
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      you are so right and now the US has lost its credibility

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    • Oct 22, 2019 @ 21:52 at 21:52
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      unfortunately! Only 1/3 voted for Trudeau.

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  • Oct 22, 2019 @ 14:03 at 14:03
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    Do not expect large military actions, will go down only one tower each of the 3 suspension bridges over Bosphorus, not a big deal.

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    • Oct 22, 2019 @ 14:23 at 14:23
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      Foolish delirium Edogan is absolutely crazy.
      Siktir!

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  • Oct 22, 2019 @ 15:30 at 15:30
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    Troops being moved to Kurds in Iraq to Protect Kurdish Oil Fields There Just Like 200 Kept On Jordan-Syria Border For Kurd’s Oil Money Funding! Iran Black Market Oil Access Also Being Surrounded! Still, All About Iran!

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  • Oct 22, 2019 @ 15:33 at 15:33
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    Trump apparently got infected from “Bibi’s disease” — All hot air, and no action…

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  • Oct 22, 2019 @ 16:03 at 16:03
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    LOL! The Fat Lying Pig is at it again!!! This man should never hold any high office. The only thing he has to say are lies and misinformation. Never the truth, never anything respectful.

    Just fool whoever you need to fool to advance My agenda. That is his way to go about business … now a a secretary of state of United States. Shame!!

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  • Oct 22, 2019 @ 17:00 at 17:00
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    Translation: ‘We have our full quota of freshly laundered underpants and we are ready to roll, ladies.’

    M PoMPeii

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  • Oct 22, 2019 @ 19:06 at 19:06
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    The orange dog is barking again. Time to tighten his collar and shorten his leash. He his toothless and unable to bite.

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    • Oct 22, 2019 @ 20:38 at 20:38
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      MORE BS FROM DON THE CON! HE WONT BE ABLE TO LIE SO MUCH IN PRISON.

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  • Oct 22, 2019 @ 21:43 at 21:43
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    Quite correct. And it is time Turkey left NATO! Erdogan is just using NATO!!!
    Nato is a defense alliance. Turkey is already in the Russia/ Iran alliance.

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