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Re: Cypriotism (Cypriot Nationalism)

Postby repulsewarrior » Mon Oct 11, 2021 12:29 am

Friday, August 18, 2017
Turkish democracy might be dead — and things could soon get a lot worse

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/dem ... f51f8b323c


...i still have hope.

A Legacy for Turkey and all the Turkish People, or he may make his Legacy for "Turkishness"; these the choices, it seems to me.

Despite the odds, or because of them, Erdogan can change his intentions in a minute.

...think for a moment; what has "Turkishness" brought us: an island divided in two, now Turkey divided more than ever.

This is the Problem, Turkey's problem, it starts in Cyprus because what divides Cyprus divides Turkey.

...recall that the USA is a BBF, so too Canada, and Australia, as other examples. It is the Intentions which count.

Cyprus exists except for the "but one", why? Like in Cyprus, about half the population is "them" (read: "Greek" or "Turk" as one in the same). They hold the Agenda, and while there is much suffering, it is not "them" who suffer, it is those not "them", Greeks and/or Turks (read: anyone of another description). Decades pass, "Turkishness" grows badly tearing at the fabric there is toward more crisis.

But nothing lasts forever, and Erdogan knows this. Recognising the Republic of Cyprus is a choice, if it means that at another level of government there exists self-representation for Turkish Cypriots as Persons, it may mean in Turkey that Turks and not only "Turks" could have Liberty. A Cyprus, an equal to Turkey, an ally, is not anathema to his plans, it may consolidate them. Indeed, it gives hope to Turks who are not "Turkish", a Cyprus reunited, and it may serve as a template for Turkey's own Constitutional Reform.

It is Mr Akinci therefore, who holds the key to Freedom in Turkey, i think. If instead of representing "Turkishness" he represents himself as a Cypriot, a Constituency's Leader, he may suffer Mr. Erdogan's ire, but this may inspire him as well. I hope Mr. Akinci remembers who voted for him, it was not the "Turks" but Cypriots who are Turkish. And in Turkey, (for a BBF,) Turks need this debate as well.

He, Erdogan, may say one day, One Country, One Cyprus, One Turkey.
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Re: Cypriotism (Cypriot Nationalism)

Postby repulsewarrior » Mon Oct 11, 2021 8:24 pm

Saturday, January 18, 2020
Turkish public believes Turkey has no friends - but Turks
https://www.middleeasteye.net/news/turk ... 0poll-says


While he is isolated from his neighbours, and the world for that matter, it is Erdogan who has chosen to isolate himself. There is no credibility in picking and choosing which laws, and agreements, one will respect. What of the paradox; a Libyan Government is recognised by Turkey because it is recognised by the UN, and Cyprus? (Even more Ironic, since Turkey is a Guarantor of the very Government it ignores, in Cyprus)

In affect Turkey is divided, those for "Turkishness", and those who recognise and respect the value of Universal Principals and a Rule, of Law.

The motive as yet does not seem to be entirely clear, although one hopes as a Statesman, by causing all these disruptions he intends to negotiate from a position of strength, this time, a treaty beyond Sevres, or Lausanne. In any case, those "not Turkish" should be preparing quite seriously for War, and for the same reasons.
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Re: Cypriotism (Cypriot Nationalism)

Postby repulsewarrior » Wed Oct 13, 2021 3:30 am

Sunday, December 09, 2018
Cyprus rejects Russian claims of US military build-up
https://abcnews.go.com/International/wi ... d-59677365


Russia is a friend in as much as Cyprus' roots are non-aligned. Let's not forget, Cyprus works hard at facilitating exchange because it is the cross-road to three Continents.

...Putin's Russia on the other-hand, may not be. What is Russia's beef, to set such a bad example? Here it is, the one spot in all the Mediterranean, perhaps the world, where, one may find, Russians, and, Americans, in Commerce, and Culture, at Trade. A Hope for Peace, united to end the Problem that has torn this island in two, both esteemed members of the UN's Security Council, dedicated to ending among all people, fear; Putin makes threats: why?

...i ask myself why, why is there no Russian involvement in Cyprus' Gas explorations, (and are they the same reasons as Britain's), having a strong connection to this country's past? Or. perhaps it is a bad error on some zealot's part, these threats, as the Kremlin has indicated; i will include that hypothesis as well. But i remember who coined the phrase, "Cyprus solution", now awhile ago, an emulation of Turkey's policy and action in Cyprus, the nasty way that it was used with the same success in Georgia (and in Israel more recently but not successfully, emulated, a "Cyprus solution", the same mean spirit in mind to formalise the displacement of people from their homes).

Indeed, dividing one's opposition serves the interest of anyone who seeks to change the balance of power to favour them. As an opportunist by force, bending "rules", and, Universal Principal, they seek this edge; making the sparks, misery causing more discordance, that leaves chaos where it seems in the end, any solution is better than the state of waste that's left, and where they appear pious in the aftermath having kept, so to speak, their own powder dry...

...Turkey is Cyprus' clearest adversary. Cyprus, in effect is Turkey's National cause; "Turkishness" it seems will be defined with Cyprus' fate. Who sides with Cyprus, sides clearly as it is from Turkey's point of view, against Turkey. Turkey, for this very reason, drills alone. What will Russia do In the hostilities which may take place over drilling, as happened before? Cyprus will call on her partners, and perhaps receive Naval help against such offensive behaviour this time. While in this case, as in the last, the EU, and NATO may demonstrate their inability politically speaking to act, France, Italy, and Greece, are allies likely to provide immediate Naval force. Egypt, Israel, Qatar, USA, even Korea may become involved directly because of their own interest in this matter, against Turkey's war ships, with war ships..

Does Turkey, who dares, win, if in the end, like before, after hostilities begin these powers withdraw? And if Cyprus thusly becomes a Tribute to Turkey, how can one say Russia betrayed their friendship to Cyprus? Cypriots no more, but "Greeks", and "Turks", how can Russia be blamed if the Western World's intervention ends in failure, and this sea "belongs" to Turkey?

...is Russia, these parties against her, Turkey's ally if it does not involve itself in this imbroglio?

...the Bosporus comes to mind, speaking of Russia, how Turkey has played a big role in this balance of power, and how that could change, in affect against America, that Russia moves freely through the Straights, but America and other Western interests, sanctioned for doing business with Cyprus, do not. While Erdogan does not favour Putin in the Ukraine publicly, he may agree to Russia's supremacy in the Black Sea, especially if it secures his intentions in Cyprus.

Turkey's threats are not idle for the Eastern Mediterranean: the supremacy of this sea. She plans a Naval Base, in Cyprus. She has built new Submarines and Naval ships, as well as, having cultivated a Military-Industrial complex with the capacity to grow quickly in this regard. While these powers, call them the West, are divided, and unwilling to demonstrate their conviction as one when hostilities escalate, Turkey has the opportunity to control not just "oil" on "her Continental Shelf", whether Cyprus is a State or an island, but/and all Marine and Maritime Traffic, west of the Suez Canal all the way to Italy, and north of Egypt's frontier.

...Cyprus is not small.
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