Involved in: Providing Finances, Money Laundering, Aid for Terrorists, Logistic, Training Grounds, Human Rights Atrocities;
Profit: Political Influence in Region, Regime private benefits, Profits for Leaders, Damage on domestic Democracy; Keep the citizens under fear;
Spreading: Government Propaganda, Fear, Territory;
Providing for Terrorists: Funds, Ground, Camps, Arms;
Turkey is the prime conduit for wannabe terrorists to get to ISIS training grounds. As we continue to learn more about these latest round of terrorists and their cell of operations, we suspect that we shall also learn in time that their main point of entry to Syria was Turkey.
Why the Turkish are supporting wild extremists? Because Ankara wants to eliminate two Syrian polities, the Assad regime in Damascus and Rojava (the emerging Kurdish state) in the northeast.
“ISIS commanders told us to fear nothing at all because there was full cooperation with the Turks,” one jihadi fighter said. “ISIS saw the Turkish army as its ally especially when it came to attacking the Kurds in Syria.” Turkey‘s support was vital for the jihadists in getting in and out of the country.
Actually, the Turks offered far more than an easy border crossing: they provided the bulk of ISIS funds, logistics, training and arms. Turkish residents near the Syrian border tell of Turkish ambulances going to Kurdish-ISIS battle zones and then evacuating ISIS casualties to Turkish hospitals. Indeed, a sensational photograph has surfaced showing ISIS commander Abu Muhammad in a hospital bed receiving treatment for battle wounds in Hatay State Hospital in April 2014.
Turkey is supporting ISIL through inaction and as a roadblock, preventing anti-ISIL Kurdish forces in taking part in the fighting of North Syria.
But as the alleged arrangements progressed, Turkey allowed the group to establish a major presence within the country – and created a huge problem for itself.
Opposition Turkish lawmakers say that the government is protecting and cooperating with ISIS and Al Qaeda terrorists, and providing free medical care to their leaders. According to a leading Turkish newspaper, Turkish nurses are sick of providing free medical treatment to ISIS terrorists in Turkish hospitals.
The Islamic State (aka ISIS, ISIL, or Daesh) earns up to $10 million a month selling oil on black markets. Turkey has paid $800 million to ISIS for oil shipments. Another politician released information about active duty Turkish soldiers training ISIS members. Critics note that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has met three times with Yasin al-Qadi, who has close ties to ISIS and has funded it.
ISIS controlled oil wells continued to produce, middle men smuggled the oil to the Turkish border near Besaalan where there were underground pipes that would take it to market and was sold.
Why has Turkey been allowed to escape its obvious responsibility and accountability for its tactic support of ISIS? Does Turkey support terrorism or is it just the president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan?