U.S. and Turkey launch new effort to Arab spring

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The United States and Turkey are launching a new effort to combat terrorism in countries emerging from authoritarian rule in the wake of the Arab Spring, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Friday.
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The new counterterrorism forum will have more teeth than the UN Counterterrorism panel that was set up after 9/11 to maintain a list of terrorist suspects supplied by individual countries and a watch over funding of al-Qaeda and other terrorist initiatives.

Instead, the forum will work directly with countries that are transitioning from authoritarian rule to democracy to "identify threats and weaknesses ... mobilize resources ... and help countries address terrorist threats within their own borders," Clinton said. The forum will help countries write counterterrorism legislation and train police.

Some of the authoritarian governments toppled in the Arab Spring had been supported by Washington in exchange for their collaboration against terrorists, which provoked criticism among supporters of reform within those countries.
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The new forum, which is to work closely with the United Nations, is "based on a recognition that the US alone cannot eliminate every terrorist or terrorist organization," according to the official statement.

It will take a "strategic approach" to civilian counterterrorism work and help "increase the number of countries" with the political will and technology to combat terrorism, the statement said.
U.S. and Turkey launch new effort to combat global terrorism - Haaretz Daily Newspaper | Israel News
 
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And I thought, the USA is going to make a "coup-detat" in Turkey like Jew-user Jroc indicated.
 
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To boost efforts against extremists, the United States and Turkey will spearhead the formation of a 30-nation Global Counterterrorism Forum during a Sept. 21-27 meeting of world leaders at the United Nations, Clinton said.

The group will be aimed mainly at helping nations that are transitioning from autocratic to democratic rule, she said. They will meet regularly to share strategies for tracking militants, write anti-terrorism laws and train judges and police.

The group will put special emphasis on counterterrorism in the Sahel and Horn regions of Africa, which include hotspots such as Somalia and Sudan.
Hillary Clinton tells NY audience: US won’t shy away from military force against terror groups - The Washington Post
 

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To boost efforts against extremists, the United States and Turkey will spearhead the formation of a 30-nation Global Counterterrorism Forum during a Sept. 21-27 meeting of world leaders at the United Nations, Clinton said.
Leaving Clinton, being funny, aside, we may say that it's extremely hilarious to learn the terrorist supporting state - Turkey - sits in the "Global Counterterrorism Forum"! Like appointing Pol Pot to chair a human rights org, of course.
 
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How does Turkey support terrorism?
Obama has written yesterday(11th) in print-edition in one of bigger newspaper in Turkey where he praised the efforts in Afghanistan.
 
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Leaving Clinton, being funny, aside, we may say that it's extremely hilarious to learn the terrorist supporting state - Turkey - sits in the "Global Counterterrorism Forum"! Like appointing Pol Pot to chair a human rights org, of course.
Maybe Robert Gates should have written for biggest Israeli newspaper how "ungrateful ally" they are.
 

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Leaving Clinton, being funny, aside, we may say that it's extremely hilarious to learn the terrorist supporting state - Turkey - sits in the "Global Counterterrorism Forum"! Like appointing Pol Pot to chair a human rights org, of course.
Maybe Robert Gates should have written for biggest Israeli newspaper how "ungrateful ally" they are.
If he wants to perpetuate his disgruntled employee status internationally, I suggest he picks the turkish one, then we'll have two disgruntled creatures.
 

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The United States and Turkey are launching a new effort to combat terrorism in countries emerging from authoritarian rule in the wake of the Arab Spring, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Friday.
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The new counterterrorism forum will have more teeth than the UN Counterterrorism panel that was set up after 9/11 to maintain a list of terrorist suspects supplied by individual countries and a watch over funding of al-Qaeda and other terrorist initiatives.

Instead, the forum will work directly with countries that are transitioning from authoritarian rule to democracy to "identify threats and weaknesses ... mobilize resources ... and help countries address terrorist threats within their own borders," Clinton said. The forum will help countries write counterterrorism legislation and train police.

Some of the authoritarian governments toppled in the Arab Spring had been supported by Washington in exchange for their collaboration against terrorists, which provoked criticism among supporters of reform within those countries.
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The new forum, which is to work closely with the United Nations, is "based on a recognition that the US alone cannot eliminate every terrorist or terrorist organization," according to the official statement.

It will take a "strategic approach" to civilian counterterrorism work and help "increase the number of countries" with the political will and technology to combat terrorism, the statement said.
U.S. and Turkey launch new effort to combat global terrorism - Haaretz Daily Newspaper | Israel News
That would be the Turkey that sides with Iran and Syria that are US-designated state sponsors of terrorism.

Way to go, Barack Hussein Obama!
 

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Leaving Clinton, being funny, aside, we may say that it's extremely hilarious to learn the terrorist supporting state - Turkey - sits in the "Global Counterterrorism Forum"! Like appointing Pol Pot to chair a human rights org, of course.
Maybe Robert Gates should have written for biggest Israeli newspaper how "ungrateful ally" they are.
Admiral Mike Mullen, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, knows better.
I have frequently spoken and met with my counterpart, General Ashkenazi, and that relatonship [with Israel] is a critical relationship that I cherish, as I do and we do from the United States to Israel to the People of Israel.

There's literally not a day that I don't think of you and your countrymen. I'd like to raise a glass to both our countries, to both our militaries and to great success in the future. The closeness of our two countries has never been more important. You're a very special group of people
[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z4tEpFH3kDA]Admiral Mike Mullen Reaffirms Strong U.S.-Israeli Bond in Visit to Israel - YouTube[/ame]
 

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And I thought, the USA is going to make a "coup-detat" in Turkey like Jew-user Jroc indicated.
Did you think the US would condemn your holocaust perpetrating, holocaust-denying shithole country? Over Turkish protests, House panel calls killing of Armenians 'genocide'

Turkey is a turkey. :lol:
and the US played genocide with the natives
And, the Muslims genocided the entire world Muslim conquests - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Allah is a mass murderer
 

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To boost efforts against extremists, the United States and Turkey will spearhead the formation of a 30-nation Global Counterterrorism Forum during a Sept. 21-27 meeting of world leaders at the United Nations, Clinton said.

The group will be aimed mainly at helping nations that are transitioning from autocratic to democratic rule, she said. They will meet regularly to share strategies for tracking militants, write anti-terrorism laws and train judges and police.

The group will put special emphasis on counterterrorism in the Sahel and Horn regions of Africa, which include hotspots such as Somalia and Sudan.
Hillary Clinton tells NY audience: US won’t shy away from military force against terror groups - The Washington Post
That's the same Hillary Clinton who criticized turkey for its human rights abuses. No paradise for Hillary, right, Muhammadan?

US criticizes 'human rights violations' in Turkey
Unlawful killings, poor prison conditions, excessively long trials and limits on freedom of expression are among the alleged human-rights violations in Turkey that the U.S. State Department denounced in a recent report.

“Security forces committed unlawful killings; the number of arrests and prosecutions in these cases was low compared to the number of incidents, and convictions remained rare,” the State Department said late Friday in the section devoted to Turkey in its annual report on the status of human rights throughout the world.

U.S. officials also commented on the recent arrests of Turkish journalists, which came too late to be included in this report, saying they would be monitored and addressed in next year’s survey.

During the year human-rights organizations reported cases of torture, beatings and abuse by security forces. Prison conditions improved but remained poor, with overcrowding and insufficient staff training,” the State Department said in its 2010 human-rights report.

“The overly close relationship between judges and prosecutors continued to hinder the right to a fair trial. Excessively long trials were a problem. The government limited freedom of expression through the use of constitutional restrictions and numerous laws,” the State Department said.

“Press freedom declined during the year. There were limitations on Internet freedom. Courts and an independent board ordered telecommunications providers to block access to Web sites on numerous occasions,” it said in the report. “Violence against women, including honor killings and rape, remained a widespread problem.”

US criticizes 'human rights violations' in Turkey - Hurriyet Daily News
 

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How does Turkey support terrorism?
turkey is an ally of Iran and Syria that support Hamas and Hizballah and other terrorist activities. turkey is friends with Sudan perpetrating the genocide in Darfur

Open a newspaper, dink.
 

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