Via CNS News:
On a visit to Iran that will heighten concerns in the U.S. about his nation’s policy shift, Turkish President Abdullah Gul is strengthening political and economic ties with Iran, winning praise from his Iranian counterpart for defending Iran’s rights “in all international forums.”Often lost in all of this is why Turkey would align with Iran. The Muslim Brotherhood is Sunni and Iran is Shiite. The answer involves Saudi Arabia - in addition to Israel. The stronger the arab world gets and the more Iran and Turkey align, the more concerned Saudi Arabia becomes. They do NOT like what's going on at all.
Gul’s three-day visit comes as Western governments condemn the Iranian government’s continuing suppression of opposition supporters and the United Nations’ nuclear watchdog confirms ongoing uranium enrichment in defiance of Security Council resolutions.
In both of those areas, the Islamist-leaning Justice and Development Party (AKP) government of Gul and Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has refused to side against Tehran at the U.N.
If Obama is beholden to the royal family in any way, he is throwing them under the bus whether they realize it or not.
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