Comments on: Turkey joined the fight against Islamic State, but not for the reasons you think http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2015/07/28/turkey-joined-the-fight-against-islamic-state-but-not-for-the-reasons-you-think/ Thu, 21 Jul 2016 07:57:19 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: GregKaye http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2015/07/28/turkey-joined-the-fight-against-islamic-state-but-not-for-the-reasons-you-think/#comment-1092389 Mon, 03 Aug 2015 14:31:06 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=42367#comment-1092389 Sources, that this publisher fails to represent, typically refer to the terrorist group as “ISIS”, “ISIL” or “daesh” and this includes content from a wide range of Muslim sources, a great many interviewed experts and a wide range of governmental and non-governmental agencies. Even in this video the children make repeated references to daesh (the direct Arabic equivalent of ISIS or ISIL) but this is disregarded. This publisher typically at least has the decency to present “Islamic State group”.

Among the more representational and reporting based oultlets are http://edition.cnn.com/ ; http://www.nytimes.com/ and http://www.independent.co.uk/ which can alternately be accessed, also accessed by: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNN and https://www.youtube.com/user/TheNewYorkT imes .

Perhaps inadvertently or perhaps just due to the sheer carelessly of this agency advocates the self designation of a terror group that is very far from being representative of Islam, that bombs mosques among its other atrocities and which is not a state.

Reuters themselves were the first of agencies to wholesale dive into unqualified use of “Islamic State” references and, I think, should be held to account.

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By: Solidar http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2015/07/28/turkey-joined-the-fight-against-islamic-state-but-not-for-the-reasons-you-think/#comment-1090924 Tue, 28 Jul 2015 22:42:10 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=42367#comment-1090924 If Muslims weren’t such cave men, they could form their own trading pact in the middle east, and all get along. But they are too busy shooting girls in the face for studying, or blowing up their neighbors because they are a different kind of Muslim. There are smart muslims. And most of them have left the middle east.

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By: Hulls http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2015/07/28/turkey-joined-the-fight-against-islamic-state-but-not-for-the-reasons-you-think/#comment-1090907 Tue, 28 Jul 2015 20:03:23 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=42367#comment-1090907 It also explains why UN members supports to Kurds fighters have largely been limited to avoiding another Rwanda, and preserving the status quo in the eyes of Turkey. The formation of a Kurdish state in Syria seems, at least for security reasons, all but inevitable at this point.

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By: Solidar http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2015/07/28/turkey-joined-the-fight-against-islamic-state-but-not-for-the-reasons-you-think/#comment-1090663 Tue, 28 Jul 2015 16:22:33 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=42367#comment-1090663 In other news: “Turkey Searches For New Way to Kill 1.5 Million Armenian Civilians Again.”

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