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ALERT: US Base in Turkey Under Siege… Obama Nowhere to Be Found and Mainstream Media Silent

The Turkish Incirlik airbase in Adana, Turkey, which houses NATO forces, U.S. forces and at least 50 nuclear devices, experienced massive protests this week, yet the media and President Barack Obama have been conspicuously silent.


Turkish citizens stormed the base, protesting U.S. presence there. RT reported that regional media was covering the protests, and social media reports indicated that there may have been up to 1,000 protesters present.

According to RT, protesters were heard yelling anti-America and anti-Israel slogans and seen burning the U.S. and Israeli flag.

According to the U.S. State Department, the consulate was closed during the protests.

The U.S. State Department also issued a travel warning July 26 that authorized “the voluntary departure of family members of employees posted to the U.S. Embassy in Ankara and U.S. Consulate General in Istanbul, Turkey,” which replaced the travel warning put in place following the coup in Turkey.

The base has been in the media lately in relation to the Turkish coup that took place on July 15. Turkish prosecutors and police have conducted searches of the base and detained air base commander Gen. Bekir Ercan Van there along with a dozen officers of lower rank who were accused of being part of the coup.

U.S. media has been largely silent in regard to these protests,  as has been President Obama. Obama supported Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan despite extraordinary evidence to suggest he shouldn’t.

Protests like these, with blatant anti-Semitism and anti-American sentiments, aren’t something that the media or the Obama administration want people to know about.

You can watch the protest for yourself here:

Obama has decided to back Erdoğan and his supporters who he claims represent the side of democracy, despite mounting evidence to the contrary, including Erdoğan’s ties to the Muslim Brotherhood and the Kurdish opposition leader’s claims that Erdoğan seeks to turn Turkey into a Muslim caliphate.


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