The purpose of last week’s first ever ISIS attack on Turkey – its main logistical enabler – has become manifestly clear this weekend when Turkey opened up its airspace to USAF bombing raids on Syria, declared war on ISIS… and on the Kurdish PKK. The bombing of PKK targets resulted in the collapse of the “peace process” Erdoghan himself started with the Kurds, so it seems like he feels desperate enough to determine facts on the ground lest the Shiites drive out ISIS before he does, thereby enabling the PKK autonomy at Turkey’s expense.
The Turks have already tested the ground for establishing a buffer zone in Syria several month ago, and now it seems like things have shifted gears to a faster pace, ever since the joint NATO-SCO (via the “p5+1 powers”) nuclearization deal with Iran (the combined equivalent of the Molotov-Ribentrop pact and the Munich pact).
Only a few days ago British PM Cameron has expressed his desire to invade Syria under the pretext of “bombing ISIS”, for similar reasons to the Turks. The irony of the situation is that Assad is incapable of resisting the “liberation from ISIS” of territories he formerly controlled, since ISIS are also his enemies. Congressman Michael McCaul even came up with the grotesque Orwellian proposal that the US “must overthrow Assad to fight ISIS”
As we’ve observed numerous times in the past, this phony war on ISIS (creating it first, fighting it later) repeats the same trick of letting the Nazis loose on Europe in the 1940’s only to destroy them later and have an evenly divided Europe, with both “east and “west” controlled by the Bankster oligarchy.
The long-planned Balkanization of Syria is advancing rapidly these days, not only from Turkey but also from the British spawned kingdom of Jordan, which is preparing to annex its own buffer zone in Southern Syria “to prevent ISIS attacks on Jordan”. The kingdom has been hosting CENTCOM’s command bunker for the Syrian war for several years now, where American, British, Jordanian, Qatari and Saudi officers direct the deployment and tactics of the various militias supported by them inside Syria.
The Iranian (and Russian) retaliation to these developments remains to be seen, but in any case the “Iran deal” is likely to increase the short-term willingness of the Israelis and Sunni Arabs to engage Iran in Syria as long as its long-term strategic assets in Iran itself are secured by the umbrella of the “deal”.
- With Iran “peace deal” in place, David Cameron Eager to invade Syria
- The phony war on ISIS
- Turkey Invades Syria to annex “security zone”
- Centcom sets up underground war room in Jordan for intervention in Syria