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Who is being targeted, Turkey or Erdogan?

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24.04.2018

Without warning, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan surprised the whole world with his decision to hold early presidential and parliamentary elections on 24 June, sixteen months before they were scheduled to take place next year. This confused his opponents at home and his enemies abroad, as neither are prepared, and nor have they prepped the playing field to play against him and defeat him. It is extremely difficult, if not impossible, to prepare candidates in two months to run against Erdogan given the man’s achievements, which are recognised by his opponents as well as his supporters. We cannot deny his charisma, which most of today’s politicians are lacking.

Furthermore, his enemies have not yet decided who will run against him, nor have they had the chance to pump billions of dollars into the would-be president’s campaign. This is in part due to the fact that the allied parties opposed to Erdogan, starting with the US and the Zionist UAE, have differing opinions over who should replace him.

It is worth noting that the UAE pumped billions of dollars into the failed Turkish coup attempt in July 2016 and it is willing to pay much more in order to overthrow Erdogan, who surprises them after every plot by gaining more popularity, not only amongst the Turkish people but also amongst the Arab nations. Erdogan’s enemies have tried to undermine him and besiege Turkey by forming the YPG Kurdish militias, which are armed by the US and provided with political, logistical and financial support by the UAE. The mission and role of the UAE in the region is financing all rebellions........

© Middle East Monitor