October 20, 2012
The CIA is working closely with the government of Turkey behind the scenes to exacerbate the situation in Syria and create conditions for a regional war while U.S. officials and NATO publicly call for restraint.
“I can certainly assure you that our militaries, our military officers, are in contact,” Francis J. Ricciardone Jr. , the U.S. ambassador to Turkey, said on Tuesday. “This week I know there is a special focus of our military experts talking about Syria. And what militaries do well is plan for every contingency and every eventuality.”