Tag: Turkey

Mystic Reg peers into the smoke and makes predictions for 2016

If you thought that 2015 was an interesting year, you’re just going to love 2016. It started off with a series of 47 dull thuds, then really got going with a large—5.7 on the Richter Scale—bang. Before we get into…

Great speech, Dave–just run the plan by me again.

cue stirring martial music and the sound of gas turbine engines spooling up: It seems likely that very shortly, brave British Lads and Lasses of the RAF will once again be taking to the skies to bomb the bejesus out of–who,…

Turkey does not want a war (Oh really?)

 Firstly, my apologies for this week’s late posting. I was laid up over the weekend with, to give it it’s official medical name, ‘The dreaded Lurghie’. For those unfamiliar with this medical term, in this instance it refers to a…

Syria downs Turkish F4. Watch this space

What happened? Syria has shot down a Turkish Phantom aircraft, just inside Syrian territorial waters. A report in the Boston Globe   says the Turkish aircraft was about a half a mile inside Syrian airspace. A bit quick on the…