Turkish Air Force launches Op. Olive Branch with 72 fighters

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Unread post20 Jan 2018, 23:37

Turkey has commenced Operation Olive Branch- 72 Aircraft are currently pounding YPG/SDF targets in successive waves.
Turkey confirms that 108 YPG targets containing weapons obtained from the US were destroyed.
Turkey has announced that it's objective is to clear Northern Syria from Afrin all the way to the Iraqi border of YPG domination.

The current operation is the first after last years coup attempt. Almost half the Airforce combat pilots were purged. The current operation shows that Turkey has been able to recover and conduct large scale operations.

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nati ... story.html
https://www.yahoo.com/news/turkey-air-s ... rc=fauxdal
https://www.ft.com/content/c124b8aa-fe0 ... 0ad2d7c5b5
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Unread post21 Jan 2018, 00:16

Take your propaganda elsewhere airforces_freak
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Unread post21 Jan 2018, 00:37

botsing wrote:Take your propaganda elsewhere airforces_freak


Propaganda? This post is no different to posts like "Israel warplanes launch airstrike near Damascus, Syria".

Why so much hostility against Turks on the forum?
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Unread post21 Jan 2018, 00:45

Turkey has temporarily shuttered all US Operations at Incirlik AF base as Turkish F-16Cs from 152 Filo are using the base for Operation Olive Branch.



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Unread post21 Jan 2018, 01:31

airforces_freak wrote:
botsing wrote:Take your propaganda elsewhere airforces_freak


Propaganda? This post is no different to posts like "Israel warplanes launch airstrike near Damascus, Syria".

Why so much hostility against Turks on the forum?


I believe it's hostility toward you, and your spreading of propoganda.
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Unread post21 Jan 2018, 01:35

airforces_freak wrote:Can we comfortably state that Turkey is now in a de facto war with the US?



I'm comfortable with going to war with Turkey.

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Unfortunately we probably won't though
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Unread post21 Jan 2018, 01:37

airforces_freak wrote: Can we comfortably state that Turkey is now in a de facto war with the US?


Apparently still not enough to block the F-35 sale... although the US Congress is a little indisposed at the moment :bang:
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Unread post21 Jan 2018, 01:56

When we go to war with someone they know it

I should be mad that they bombed civilians, but considering their last performance against civilians went so poorly this is a huge achievement
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Unread post21 Jan 2018, 02:25

XanderCrews wrote:
airforces_freak wrote:Can we comfortably state that Turkey is now in a de facto war with the US?



I'm comfortable with going to war with Turkey.

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Keep comparing FETO/US controlled reserve conscripts to Professional Turkish soldiers operating in Eastern Turkey. As Sun Tzu famously remarked: Never underestimate your opponent.

Secondly, what is the measure of success in war? Achieving your operational objectives or ridicule?

Turkey's objective was to prevent a Marxist-Leninist Communist Kurdish Statelet on its border that stretches to the Mediterranean Sea and cuts Turkey off from the Arab and Turkic worlds. Turkey has largely achieved this objective by joining forces with Iran and Russia.

P.S. Strong military powers these days do not engage in direct confrontation but use proxies. Turkish proxies are at war with US proxies in the region. This is no secret anymore. Then there is a seperate and independent cold war between the US and Russia: this war is about who will appease Turkey the most and get it on side.
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Unread post21 Jan 2018, 02:42

airforces_freak wrote:Why so much hostility against Turks on the forum?

All good dictators needs enemies "to protect the people from", Erdogan is playing a good game here. :devil:

You want to polarize peoples thoughts as if we dislike Turks, which is of course a big lie. I love Turks, many people in the EU love people from Turkey but still you like to make others think we hate Turks...

So... you got an agenda there buddy?

EDIT: linking to sputnik news as a source... :doh: So yeah, def an agenda there "buddy".
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Unread post21 Jan 2018, 03:28

airforces_freak wrote:Keep comparing FETO/US controlled reserve conscripts to Professional Turkish soldiers operating in Eastern Turkey. As Sun Tzu famously remarked: Never underestimate your opponent.



LOL those aren't real Turks!

Ive worked with the "professionals" you speak of. Not impressed, not worried.

Fine bombing of civilians though. Don't under estimate your civilian opponent's. Bomb early and often
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Unread post21 Jan 2018, 07:30

XanderCrews wrote:
airforces_freak wrote:Keep comparing FETO/US controlled reserve conscripts to Professional Turkish soldiers operating in Eastern Turkey. As Sun Tzu famously remarked: Never underestimate your opponent.



LOL those aren't real Turks!

Ive worked with the "professionals" you speak of. Not impressed, not worried.

Fine bombing of civilians though. Don't under estimate your civilian opponent's. Bomb early and often


Are you describing Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003? We are doing the same we are giving the Marxist-Leninists commies an "Olive branch" just like you guys gave the Iraqi's freedom.
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Unread post21 Jan 2018, 14:56

Turkey commences 2nd wave of aerial bombing in Afrin with 34 F-16's.
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Unread post21 Jan 2018, 15:44

airforces_freak wrote:Nice way of showing your love then. Please hate us we don't need your love.

There you go again, as if you can speak for all Turks, which you cannot. You are just one guided propaganda channel that has nothing to do with "us" Turks.

According to you everybody should now hate all Turks just because you say so with twisted rethorics?
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Unread post21 Jan 2018, 16:08

airforces_freak wrote:
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airforces_freak wrote:Nice way of showing your love then. Please hate us we don't need your love. If arming marxist-leninist terrorists that conduct suicide bombings in Turkish cities is showing your love please show us your hate.
If keeping us at the gates of the European Union for 55 years is showing your love please hate us.


Reported


I hope you have also reported your repeated provocations as well.

One surely cannot claim the moral high ground if one's moral reach is highly selective & biased!


For someone so comfortable with your nation bombing kids, you sure are sensitive to people on the internet.
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