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Wed Oct 16, 2019, 04:31 PM

50 US Nukes now held hostage by Turkey.


Turkey ‘effectively holding 50 US nuclear bombs hostage’ at air base amid Syria invasion

White House officials scrambling to retrieve weapons of mass destruction, reports say


An estimated 50 US nuclear bombs are effectively being held hostage in Turkey as Washington attempts to find a diplomatic way of responding to the country’s invasion of Syria, officials are reported to have warned.

The withdrawal of American troops from northern Syria – creating a power vacuum that has allowed Turkey and Russia to move into the region and displace Washington’s Kurdish allies – has caused international outcry.

And as even his supporters accuse the White House of betraying its allies, Donald Trump has been forced to escalate his opposition to Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan, threatening to “destroy” his counterpart's economy and contract America’s alliance with Ankara.

However, the rapid pace of withdrawal and the tumultuous decline of relations between the two countries has left administration officials scrambling to find a plan for the nuclear weapons stored under American control at the shared Incirlik Air Base in south east Turkey, reports said.

Officials from the State Department and Energy Department, which manages Washington's nuclear arsenal, met at the weekend to consider how they might retrieve an estimated fifty tactical nuclear weapons held at the site, according to The New York Times.

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/turkey-syria-us-nuclear-weapons-bombs-trump-war-isis-kurds-a9158416.html?utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Facebook&fbclid=IwAR1w1W_Uta-rDt9ZsIlqaJMnrtu55BfdiZxy7qvipSE44TD-nX7Ni1U6o5E#Echobox=1571233715

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Sogo Oct 2019 OP
Skittles Oct 2019 #1
MontanaMama Oct 2019 #2
Alea Oct 2019 #3
former9thward Oct 2019 #4
GulfCoast66 Oct 2019 #5
NCLefty Oct 2019 #6

Response to Sogo (Original post)

Wed Oct 16, 2019, 04:34 PM

1. but.....but.......HER EMAILS!!!

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Response to Sogo (Original post)

Wed Oct 16, 2019, 04:41 PM

2. Wait. Hold on a darned minute...

Hunter Biden was named to a board because his dad was the VP. Let's get our priorities straight people.

do I need the thingy???

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Response to Sogo (Original post)

Wed Oct 16, 2019, 05:51 PM

3. LOL, no they're not.

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Response to Sogo (Original post)

Wed Oct 16, 2019, 09:26 PM

4. Ridiculous. They are not being held "hostage".

They are under American control. What is the evidence the are being held "hostage"?

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Response to Sogo (Original post)

Wed Oct 16, 2019, 09:53 PM

5. I call BS. We control them.

We can fly them out at will. And should since Turkey’s time in NATO seems past the due date.

Unless Turkey wants to try and attack our troops controlling them they will remain in our control.

Unless the traitor in chief decides to give them up. Even then they may make it out.

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Response to GulfCoast66 (Reply #5)

Thu Oct 17, 2019, 12:14 AM

6. I agree it's BS. This would cause a war. And it would be ugly as hell.

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