Ankara Bombing: the False Flag that Failed.

Army service buses burn after an explosion in Ankara, Turkey, Feb. 17, 2016. Defne Karadeniz—Getty Images
Army service buses burn after an explosion in Ankara, Turkey, Feb. 17, 2016. Defne Karadeniz—Getty Images
Euronews image of bus damaged in the Ankara blast.
Euronews image of bus damaged in the Ankara blast.
Rescuers and bystanders in the immediate aftermath of the Ankara attack.
Rescuers and bystanders in the immediate aftermath of the Ankara attack.

February 20th, 2016.

“After this, we hope our allies will see the YPG as the extension of the terrorist organization PKK. … Those who see an organization that is the enemy of Turkey as friendly will lose Turkey’s friendship.”

Turkish Prime Minster Ahmet Davotoglu. February 18th, 2016. (Source)

the Ankara False Flag Flopped.

In  one of the most amazing investigations in human history the Turkish Government managed to wholesale solve the Ankara bombing attack within 24 hours of the blast.

 

The presumably mangled remnants of the bomber were positively identified, the cell supporting was found and arrested and the evidence was complied in a dossier to be presented to the United Nations as part of an attempt to have the YPG designated as a terrorist organisation. The overall goal was undoubtedly to cause the US to end their alliance with the YPG and rejoin Al Nusra, Isis, Turkey and Saudi Arabia in a war against Russia and Iran over Syria.

 

Erdoğan says no doubt YPG behind Ankara attack, urges allies to label PYD as terrorist group

The US treats the claims of Turkey with contempt.

Statements from the US State Department make it crystal clear that the Ankara attack failed in it’s objective to cause the US to cut ties with the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia and fall in line with Turkey’s interests in Syria.

State Department Spokesman John Kirby indicated in the briefing of February 18th that the US regards the identity of the Ankara perpetrators as “an open question” showing that the US does not accept the”YPG did it” narrative Turkey has manufactured.

“With respect to the claims of responsibility, we’re in no position to confirm or deny the assertions made by the Turkish Government with respect to responsibility. As far as we know, that’s – as far as we’re concerned, that’s still an open question. And we understand that there’s an investigation ongoing, so I’m not in a position one way or another to ascribe responsibility.”

Daily Press Briefing – February 18, 2016

Further to that, Kirby indicated that the status of the YPG has not changed in the eyes of the US, that “they remain an important ally against the Islamic State group.” The understudy followed this on the 19th with:

They have been very effective partners on the ground in northern Syria, as part of a broader group of forces fighting in northern Syria, in pushing back ISIL. And we’ve not seen, in our assessment, any inclination for them to do anything else other than take the fight to Daesh.”

Daily Press Briefing – February 19, 2016

So it is over, they have failed again.

US has not yet assigned blame for Turkey attack, White House says

Turkey-US dispute over Syrian Kurdish PYD widens

Turkish Groups Claim of Responsibility Completely Contradicts Government Narrative.

After a silence that lasted several embarrassing days a claim of responsibility for the Ankara attack was made by a Kurdish splinter group named the Kurdestan Freedom Falcons (Teyrênbazê Azadiya Kurdistan‎) or TAK.

TAK claims responsibility for Ankara bombing

This group were last in the news in December 2015 when they were blamed for a mortar attack on an Istanbul airport that left one civilian worker dead and another injured. That attack was itself somewhat odd as there was a dispute as to whether the casualties were caused by a bomb or mortar attack.

Prosecutor’s office denies reports that mortar attack caused İstanbul airport blast

The previous incidents attributed to the TAK date back to 2011 and 2012, two bomb attacks on security forces targets that left two victims dead and several wounded between them.

So it seems highly unlikely that the TAK went from being able to kill one or two soldiers at best to being able to penetrate the major Government zone in Ankara near the parliament and launch such a devastating attack.

Never having heard of them before today I have not had a chance to investigate the TAK but I have previously come across the fact that the PKK were themselves the beneficiary of historical assistance from Turkish intelligence.

Abdullah Ocalan: Is The Famed Kurdish Leader A Double Agent Working For Turkish Intelligence Against His Own Party, The PKK?

Key Contradictions.

The TAK claim directly contradicts the claims made about the attack by the Turkish leadership in several core areas.

Turkey claimed the bomber was a Syrian Kurd named Salih Necar, the TAK claim the bomber was a Turkish native named Abdülbaki Sönmez a 26 year old from the eastern town named Van. (Source)

The claim also contradicts the Turkish claims that the Syrian YPG were involved and removes all the elements of the story that relate to Syria.

The claim is likely a face saving move concocted by an unknown intelligence agency. It is a compromise.

Either the TAK or the Government of Turkey are lying about the authors of the Ankara attack, that is clear.

Turkey should have understood that ISIS are the only currently acceptable all purpose patsy who can safely be blamed for almost any act of violence anywhere. False flags that do not support the core War on Terror Mk.2  narrative are given short shrift.

The Western media were completely bewildered,unsure what brand of propaganda message they were expected to deliver. Several in Australai  chose to edit the US/YPG relationship from the story entirely and present to their readers the narrative of the YPG as a Russian and Syrian proxy. The local Murdoch rags printed a story(no byline,no agency even) that edited the core story, the dispute between the US and Turkey over the status of the YPG entirely, and framed the story this way: “(Turkish PM) Davotoglu…warned Russia, which Turkey accuses of backing the YPG that Moscow would be held responsible for future attacks.” etc.

They have completely mischaracterised the YPG, edited from the story the far longer and more extensive US/YPG relationship, which is the core issue, accepted at face value the laughable claim of the Turkish Government and then insinuated that the YPG are a Russian proxy, which is utter crap and anyone who pays any attention at all knows it is simply crap.

Syrian Kurds reject involvement in Ankara blast

The War in Syria is almost over and the carve up is underway.

The infantile nature of these people would be amusing were it not so dangerous, but the US has taken a position and it is that they will let Russia, Syria and Iran win in Syria in return for a pro-US Kurdish autonomous zone in North eastern Syria.

The Saudis and Turks can either try and stage another Neoconservative coup in the United States or they can come to terms with the reality of the situation. Hopefully the latter, but the point is a position has been taken. It is over, it is not happening so they should just accept defeat and try and salvage what they can of their own futures.

Legitimate Concerns?

As far as Turkey’s concerns about a Kurdish statelet on their southern border, these are legitimate concerns, however Turkey long ago voided that card when it cynically chose to support the Syrian jihadists in their criminal attempt to overthrow the Syrian state.

If Turkey valued stability they should not have been trying to destroy Syria with their army of mercenaries and brainwashed fools. Their actions created the vacuum into which the militants seized territory and opened the door to the Kurds of the North to fill the void assisted by the US.

By choosing to support the violent overthrow of Syria, Turkey lost the right to whine about the “wrong people” filling the vacuum they helped create.

Conspiracy Theories.

Stories in the pro “Caliph” Erdogan media suggest that the Government is trying to promote the “Russia and Syria did it ” conspiracy theory and it seems some people in Turkey are actually buying that nonsense.

“Some intelligence sources in Ankara believe the bombing could be an act by Syrian military intelligence, perhaps backed by Russia. After all, the explosion took place very close to the air force command, which could be taken as a message of retribution for Turkey’s Nov. 24 downing of a Russian fighter jet”(Source)

Logic and reality show us that Russia is not seeking a war with Turkey, it is doing the opposite.

If Russia wanted to attack Turkey they would have bombed the Turkish Artillery pieces sitting out in the open in the border region shelling Syria.

Raining Shells: Turkish army fires on Kurdish forces in Syria

Car bombs.

There have been apparent PKK car bombs in recent times, a massive attack in Diyarbakir tore the front off the local police station and left civilians and police dead in January.

Turkey: At least 5 dead, 36 injured in blast at Cinar police department in Diyarbakir

This is a regrettable incident but an attack on a security target (civilians died) in a war zone during a war is a completely different kettle of fish to a massive car bomb deep inside the security zone of the capital, within hundreds of feet of the parliament and military headquarters.

The Diyarbakir bombing was not a major news story in the West, on the contrary it was ignored and the Government of Turkey did not try and utilise the attack for political gain. The atmospheric difference between genuine guerrilla attacks and synthetic terror are stark and represent part of a broad repeating pattern.

Conclusion.

We know from a fifty year history of synthetic terror that when a “game changing” event arises at the perfect time and is cynically exploited by people who solve the crime with remarkable speed that it is almost certain that these same people or their cut-outs were responsible for the event that is being exploited to achieve their stated goals.

Russia is not seeking to enter or attack Turkey, merely to defeat the enemies of Syria in Syria. Russia has decided to try and avoid conflict with Turkey. Multiple provocations have been ignored, Turkey’s attempt to end the US/YPG alliance and their repeated requests for the US to choose between they and the Syrian Kurds show how arrogant and deluded the Ankara Government have become.

This was merely another failed provocation and like the steady stream of media lies, can be expected to continue until the war is over.

Russia Defense Report – Feb. 20, 2016: Russian Military Grouping in Syria

Turkish Intelligence Bombed Ankara… Again.

Aftermath of the Ankara bombing of February 17th, 2016.
Aftermath of the Ankara bombing of February 17th, 2016.

February 18th, 2016

“ISIS has not targeted Turkey except that there have been a couple of incidents that have been attributed to ISIS, but I don’t believe that ISIS actually did them, I think the Turkish Intelligence service did it.”

Former CIA Officer Phillip Giraldi, December 2015.

Turkish Intelligence Bombed Ankara Again.

The Turkish capital Ankara has been struck by a large car or truck bombing that has left at least 28 people dead and dozens more wounded. The attack took place near a military barracks and appears to have targeted a bus full of Turkish soldiers.

Car bomb attack on military in Turkish capital kills 28

This attack is going to be blamed on the Kurdestan Workers Party (PKK) and used to justify an intensification of the Turkish involvement in Syria.

Erdoğan says Turkey to fight forces behind Ankara bombing

There is no logic in the idea that either the PKK nor ISIS/Daesh would target the Turkish military at this time. Neither has anything to gain from this crime. The only credible suspect in this attack is Turkish intelligence and their cut-outs.

The Kurds were blamed.

The Government of Turkey are claiming that the Syrian based Kurdish group the YPG currently winning a war in Northern Aleppo with US and Russian support despite Turkish artillery bombardment, were responsible for the attack.

Davutoğlu says Syrian Kurdish YPG behind Ankara attack

Turkey has identified the perpetrator of the Ankara bombing attack that killed 28 people as a member of the Syria Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) militia working with militants from the terrorist Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), Prime Minister Davutoğlu said.

In a live television speech, Davutoğlu said the bombing showed that the Syrian Kurdish YPG is a terrorist organization and that Turkey expects cooperation from its allies against the group.

Washington, which has said the YPG is not a terrorist group, has backed the insurgents in the fight against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in Syria.

“In light of information we have obtained, it has been clearly identified that this attack has been carried out by the members of terrorist organization inside Turkey together with a YPG member individual who has crossed from Syria,” Davutoğlu said.

This reveals the plot in plain sight.

The fact that they had to rope the Kurds of Syria into the narrative exposes what has happened. The narrative transparently matches Turkey’s geopolitical agenda. If they had blamed the PKK in Turkey, that would have at least a semblance of credibility. This is a barefaced, childish lie from people who are literally such moronic, low rent thugs as to be incapable of successful deception. They are too brutish and stupid.

Syrian PYD leader rejects responsibility for Ankara attack (The PYD is the political wing of the Syrian Kurds, the YPG are the military wing.)

Motive.

Turkey has been shelling Northern Syria this week in a futile attempt to stave off the rapid advances of Syrian Government forces and Kurdish militia against the jihadists that the Turkish government has backed throughout the Syrian Civil war.

These acts of criminality achieved nothing but to underline how isolated and impotent Turkey’s position had become. The people they were attacking simply continued with their successful offensives and Russia did not allow itself to be provoked.

So the “smart lads” of the MIT were sent in to fix things, but they are simply too stupid to be able to conduct effective false flag terror attacks,  the intent of the plotters should be completely hidden, in their case the motives are always completely obvious.

They have killed hundreds of Turkish civilians in recent similar false flag provocations, it should be no surprise that in their desperate moment they have turned to the murder of their own soldiers in the name, of course of the greater goal.

Elements of US intelligence have already noted that the terror attacks in Turkey are of the false flag variety with conservative former CIA officer Philip Giraldi openly blaming Turkey intelligence for the previous massacres attributed to ISIS/Daesh.

It must be hoped that this attack is also seen for what it clearly was. An absolutely desperate attempt to change the situation and justify a Turkish incursion into Syria to save the jihadist allies as they collapse in Northern Syria.

It is hoped that this latest outrage is the final straw for the Turkish military and they do what should have been done long ago, remove the AKP from power and prosecute the treasonous criminal AK party leadership. These people are the lowest of the low, gangsters from the pits of hell and the sooner they return to their place of origin along with their jihadist proxies, the better for Turkey and broader humanity.

At least 18 killed in huge explosion in car bomb attack in Ankara

Ankara blast: At least 18 dead in Turkish capital explosion – BBC News

Video: Ankara explosion: 20 people killed and 61 hurt after ‘terror attack’ in central district – Telegraph

(Video) Ankara security camera filmed the moment of explosion 17.02.2016 Turke

CCTV FOOTAGE: Moment Ankara Car Bomb Explodes Outside Military Base (17.02.2016)

RAW: Car explosion strikes Ankara, Turkey, targets buses carrying troops

Turkey: Several dead after blast targets military facility in Ankar

Ankara blast

Turkish Artillery Attacking Syrian Kurds as Escalation Threatened.

The aftermath of Turkish artillery barrage in the vicinity of the Menagh Airbase, February 13th, 2016.
The aftermath of Turkish artillery barrage in the vicinity of the Menagh Airbase, February 13th, 2016. (Source)
BBC map shos Menagh airbase with inset of Turkish Syrian border.
BBC map shows Menagh airbase with inset of Turkish Syrian border.
A map of the buffer zone in Northern Syria that Turkey is intent on creating from Azaz in the West to Jarabalus, ISIS final border town to the East.
A map of the buffer zone in Northern Syria that Turkey is intent on creating from Azaz in the West to Jarabalus, ISIS final border town to the East.

Turkish artillery shelled Kurdish positions in Syria

(Short version )

February 14th, 2016.

Turkish Artillery Attacking Syrian Kurds as Massive Escalation Threatened.

“Cessation of hostilities” mirage is dissolving.

Several Turkish politicians including Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu have been alluding to a Turkish escalation into Syria in recent days. This escalation appears to be beginning and in recent hours Turkish artillery shells have been falling on the positions of the Kurdish YPG group in the vicinity of the Menagh Airbase. There are also reports of increased activity by Turkish warplanes in the border region.

The Menagh Airbase was captured by Kurdish fighters earlier this week with the overt support of both Russia and the United States. US and other Western forces are embedded within the YPG units and there were Russian airstrikes and ammunition drops in support of the offensive to seize the airbase.

Syria: Kurdish fighters launch offensive on militant-held Menagh airbase

Syria: Kurdish fighters capture Menagh airbase from militants – SOHR reports

Kurdish YPG & YPG captured airbase Menagh

The Airbase was seized from the al Nusra front, it had been in the hands of rebels since it was seized by a coalition that included ISIS and the Free Syrian Army in August 2013. The seizure was spearheaded by ISIS suicide car/truck bomb attacks and yet in the pro-opposition media the victory was attributed to the Free Syrian Army.

FSA takes control of Menagh air base near Aleppo – Al Arabiya English

Captured Syrian soldiers were beheaded on video by some of the ISIS fighters involved in the assault and the videos were posted on the internet.(Source)

US Ambassador to Syria Robert Ford meeting with Abdul Jbar al Okaidi the leader of the FSA in Aleppo (he fled to Turkey long ago)
US Ambassador to Syria Robert Ford meeting with Abdul Jabbar al Okaidi the leader of the FSA in Aleppo (he fled to Turkey long ago)
Okaidi inside the Menagh Airbase upon it's capture in Ayugust, 2013, the man alongside him is Abu Jandal al Masri, a mid ranking ISIS field commander (Source) and sectarian maniac.
Okaidi inside the Menagh Airbase upon it’s capture in August, 2013, the man alongside him is Abu Jandal al Masri, a mid ranking ISIS field commander (Source) and sectarian maniac.
Abu Jandal al Masri threatens to "kill all the Alawites" at Menagh Airbase in 2013.
Abu Jandal al Masri threatens to “kill all the Alawites” at Menagh Airbase in 2013.
The monster in action. Abu Jandal rants at the Menagh Airbase in August 2013.
Monstrous fool in action. Abu Jandal rants at the Menagh Airbase in August 2013.

Moderate Rebels.

According to the Western media and even the NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, instead of targeting jihadist extremist fighters, the Russian Airstrikes have been targeting “moderate rebels” in Syria belonging to groups such as the Free Syrian Army.

“Russia has mainly targeted opposition groups and not ISIL (ISIS). Airstrikes of Russian planes against different opposition groups in Syria have actually undermined the efforts to reach a negotiated, peaceful solution,” (Source)

Stoltenburg has a problem with Russian bombing of al Qaeda fighters, which seems rather odd.

Yet the Free Syrian Army have been an on/off ally of ISIS for several years now in Aleppo so who on earth are they even talking about?

According to the Munich “Cessation of Hostilities” the al Nusra Front (al Qaeda in Syria) and ISIS/Daesh and their allies are still valid targets.

In the real world it was long ago stated by the US Vice President that there are no moderate militant factions in Syria of any note.

Biden admits there are NO MODERATES and the Arab Monarchies Fund Radical Islamists in Syria

All of the insurgent groups fighting in Syria of any consequence are now or have been the allies of one or both ISIS and al Nusra so they are all fair game. If Turkey and Saudi Arabia enter Syria they will risk devastating consequences beyond the imagination of their deluded leadership who appear intent on starting a major war in order to pursue the dead dream of regime change in Syria. If this leads to major war, history will condemn these criminals until the end of time.

Opposition leader warns of catastrophe in event of Syria incursion

It is interesting to note that the gangsters are no longer even trying to pretend it is about ISIS.

Turkish PM threatens military action against Syrian Kurdish fighters

False Flag a strong possibility.

Given the recent history of false flag terror attacks the Turkish leadership have apparently conducted in Suruc and Ankara and their alleged intimate connection with the al Ghouta false flag chemical attack of August 2013 in pursuit of their geopolitical goals. It would be unsurprising to see a false flag massacre conducted against the refugee population in the border region in the coming days in order to justify the Turkish escalation and invasion of Syria. I am not predicting this will happen, but if it does happen it would be true to form and no-one should believe for a second that the Russians would attack a refugee camp. If anything bad happens to those people in the border region it should be attributed to the Turks and the Saudis until conclusively proven otherwise.

The Saudis did bobm a refugee camp in the early days of the Yemen attack, on March 30th, 2015 a refugee camp was struck by a series of air strikes that left dozens of civilians dead.
None of the people concerned for the fate of the people in Aleppo had a word to say about that criminal massacre however, that is not how it works. Our “side” make honest errors versus the “other side” conduct deliberate atrocities.

Murder in South Eastern Turkey.

Kurdish civilian lies bleeding in the street following the Turkish army fire.
Kurdish civilian lies bleeding in the street following the Turkish army fire.

.January 23rd, 2016.

Murder in Turkish Kurdestan.

Several Kurdish districts of South Eastern Turkey have been under curfew since mid December.

Silopi, Cizre and the Sur district of Diyarbakir have been under curfew and the bodies of dead civilians and fighters have been lying unburied in the streets. The population of the Sur district has shrunk from 24000 to 4000 due to the military operations.

The Video.

The video shows a group of mostly elderly people, many carrying white flags. They are attempting to transport several bodies to the cemetery for burial. A Turkish armoured vehicle is situated down the street several hundred yards away.

The first shots appear to be warning shots aimed over the heads of the crowd who begin to move off the street out of the line of fire. The first two bursts of fire do not appear to hit anyone but the third burst is aimed at the final civilians in the street and several of them are shot and killed and it is clear that they posed no threat to anyone.

It is the type of scene you expect to see in Gaza. There is a complete disregard for human life.

(Warning Graphic)Turkish Army shoot Kurdish Civilians During Funeral.

Long version.

Turkey: Shooting of Kurdish civilians waving white flag caught on camera *GRAPHIC*

Civil War in the South East of Turkey.

At least 150 civilians have died in the Turkish anti- PKK operations in South Eastern Turkey over the past five months.

The operations were a response to Turkish concerns about Kurdish territorial gains in Syria and Iraq and the pretext for the entire operation was the massacre of Kurdish activists in Suruc in late July 2015.

Turkey has reportedly begun an operation involving 1000 troops inside Syria over the past several days. (Source)

Turkey is at odds now with both the United States and Russia in Syria. The United States has increased their backing for the Kurdish fighters in Syria, US and other Western Special Forces are embedded with them and the US has begun building an air base in the Kurdish held part of Northern Syria in recent months. (Source)

This, combined with the exposure of Turkey’s crucial and pivotal role in the rise of ISIL/Daesh and their prolific stolen oil business partnership do not bode well for the future of Turkish President Erdogan.

Secret Norwegian Government Report Confirms Turkey Helping ISIS Sell Its Oil

Most smuggled ISIS oil goes to Turkey, sold at low prices – Norwegian report

The Turkish Government operations in South Eastern Turkey are criminal operations in many ways but it is also clear that Kurdish militants are not going to achieve anything fighting the Turkish Army in Turkey. PKK operations inside Turkey are a boost to the increasingly erratic Erdogan, it is the fighters in Syria with the US and Russian allies who will be able to achieve something for the Kurdish people so the efforts are much better directed there.