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Old 28 June 2016, 22:12
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At least 36 killed in Istanbul airport attack

Here we go again. ISIS suspected of attack at Istanbul metro airport. Security cameras capture two explosions thought to be suicide bombers.


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Old 28 June 2016, 22:15
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Not to be picky, but this was at the main International airport.

Many large cities have a metro airport and International..

This was at the big daddy.

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Old 28 June 2016, 22:18
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The US has offered DOJ and FBI support, although I would think the Turks are perfectly capable of editing 911 tapes all by themselves.
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Old 28 June 2016, 22:31
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The US has offered DOJ and FBI support, although I would think the Turks are perfectly capable of editing 911 tapes all by themselves.
I laughed out loud when I read that.. Then it hit me how fnnn sad that is... and how fnn true..

The FBI is one of, if not the best investigative agencies, after the fact.

Their intel and preventative capabilities, not so much.. still to this day, 16 years after 9/11.

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Old 28 June 2016, 22:44
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The US has offered DOJ and FBI support, although I would think the Turks are perfectly capable of editing 911 tapes all by themselves.
That will leave a mark.
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The US has offered DOJ and FBI support, although I would think the Turks are perfectly capable of editing 911 tapes all by themselves.
Did that idiot Lynch send them some love?

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/...-to-islamic-t/
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Old 29 June 2016, 08:09
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Does anybody know why in cases like this ISIS doesn't take immediate credit like in Orlando? Do you think it has to do with PKK?
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Does anybody know why in cases like this ISIS doesn't take immediate credit like in Orlando? Do you think it has to do with PKK?
I don't have any information you don't. However, I really don't see that being PKK. Not their modus operandi, and it would NOT benefit them..

While there has been civilian collateral damage with PKK attacks, traditionally they target Mil and Police targets. They have not targeted Westerners etc, which is what you would be doing with an International airport such as in Istanbul.

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Given they started shooting as soon as they entered from the street, this could be a study/test case on how well it could work in a US airport. Given the recent shit show with the TSA failures causing lines with 2+ hours deep, this could have been in the thousands if it had happened in the US.
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Given they started shooting as soon as they entered from the street, this could be a study/test case on how well it could work in a US airport. Given the recent shit show with the TSA failures causing lines with 2+ hours deep, this could have been in the thousands if it had happened in the US.
Not to give these assholes any ideas but a Timothy McVeigh type WMD at LAX, JFK or O'Hare would be catastrophic.
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There's a video on FB showing a guard apparently taking one bomber down, not killing him, closing the distance, seeing he has a vest, then sprinting off, and the vest detonates seconds after.

The guard missed one critical step in there.
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Wouldn't an ISIS attack on Turkey be them biting the hand that feeds them?
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They continue to attack stronger prey. The stronger nations keep letting them do it with no significant response. What happened to Jordan fighting until they ran out of gas and bombs? I just have to wonder how long the world is going to let this go on and not do anything? What's it gonna take?
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What's it gonna take?
A dirty bomb or God forbid worse in a major metropolitan city.
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Wouldn't an ISIS attack on Turkey be them biting the hand that feeds them?


Not quite to that extreme, but Turkey definitely plays both sides. They turn a blind eye to Daesh as long as they are killing Kurds and claim ignorance. Overtly (to us anyway), they work with us against Daesh. TNIO is good at playing both sides.


From Daesh's point of view, the Turks are infidels just like the rest of us. There really isn't a nation-state that is "the hand that feeds them".
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Does anybody know why in cases like this ISIS doesn't take immediate credit like in Orlando? Do you think it has to do with PKK?
The PKK only / almost always attacks government and military targets. The reason they (ISIS) do not claim immediately is to give the handlers time to clear the area / region. These three didn't put themselves up to this. The delay adds to the confusion. Also, if it was just a wet fart and not the full blown shit the bed, no sense taking credit for it.
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Not to be picky, but this was at the main International airport.

Many large cities have a metro airport and International..

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THE Airport in Istanbul, On the European side. I have been through there 4 or 5 times this year.
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Thanks for the reply. I figured the PR shit heads weren't fully aware of the acting bodies operations.
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Old 29 June 2016, 20:49
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A dirty bomb or God forbid worse in a major metropolitan city.
If they can initiate a device anywhere in America, they've made their point. It doesn't have to be a big city, a port, or any specific target. They've already demonstrated that we cannot protect our women or children on our hone field. Now that we know that, they just need to teach us they have WMDs.
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