Netanyahu is right. Erdogan, like Muslim leaders the world over, always speaks as if he held the moral high ground, regardless of the blood that is on his own hands. The IDF takes more scrupulous care to avoid civilian casualties than any army on earth. Erdogan’s ongoing charges against Israel are part of the Islamic propaganda campaign to blacken Israel’s reputation and turn people of good will against it — a campaign that has had remarkable success among leftists in the West, including leftist Jewish leaders, to their shame.
“Netanyahu calls Turkish leader Erdogan an ‘anti-Semitic dictator,'” Israel Hayom, December 24, 2018:
The latest spat between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan continued Sunday, with Netanyahu accusing Erdogan of being an “anti-Semitic dictator.”
Speaking in Istanbul Sunday, Erdogan called Netanyahu an oppressor who commits “state terror.” It was not immediately clear what sparked the latest spat between the leaders, which came just days after the U.S. announced its withdrawal from Syria.
The U.S. decision followed a Dec. 14 phone call between Trump and Erdogan, in which Erdogan reportedly convinced Trump to withdraw U.S. forces and transfer the responsibility of combating insurgents in Syria to Turkey.
Many in Israel and elsewhere were caught off-guard by the U.S. announcement, with some saying that an American withdrawal would put Israel at a disadvantage in Syria. Others, however, said the move would not change anything for Israel.
Speaking with Christian IDF soldiers in Tel Aviv on Sunday, Netanyahu said the Turkish leader is “obsessed with Israel” and that his military “slaughters women and children in Kurdish villages.”
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu claimed in response that Netanyahu was a “cold-blooded murderer and responsible for the slaughter of thousands of Palestinian children.”…
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