Tuesday, June 23, 2015
'Islamist' Turkish gov’t plotted with Syrian Turkmen smuggler in Syria.
'Islamist' Turkish gov’t plotted with Syrian Turkmen smuggler in Syria. (TZ).
More details have emerged on a key operative named Haisam Toubaljeh, also known as Heysem Topalca in Turkey, who has been a crucial figure, a Syrian Turkmen who is suspected of involvement in recruiting foreign fighters and smuggling arms to Syria. Prosecutors have said they traced this man's footprints to the twin bombings in the Turkish border town of Reyhanlı, which claimed the lives of 53 people on May 11, 2013.
Accordingly, two suspects who stood trial as part of an investigation into the Reyhanlı incident said what they claimed to be a Turkish official named Toubaljeh had pushed them to mastermind the attack. The attack came only five days before then-Prime Minister and current President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's scheduled visit to Washington to meet US President Barack Obama in the White House. If MİT was involved in staging the Reyhanlı bombing through the contractor Toubaljeh, one may naturally draw the conclusion that the attack was deliberately planned as a false flag operation to prod the US into a military engagement in Syria to oust President Bashar al-Assad from power.
Toubaljeh's name also surfaced in May 2013 in the case of 12 members of Syria's militant al-Nusra group arrested in connection with the seized chemical materials that could be used to make sarin gas (also known as nerve gas), which was going to be used in a bomb attack on Turkish soil.
The ringleader of the network was a man identified as Hytham Quassap, another name allegedly used by Toubaljeh. He was arrested by Turkish police but let go in July 2013. Toubaljeh is believed to have been involved in numerous cases of smuggling as well as the transfer of almost 1,000 rocket heads to Syria, which were intercepted in November 2013 in Adana by security forces.
According to Turkish police intelligence, Toubaljeh moved in and out of Turkey hundreds of times between 2011 and 2014 and remains at large despite the fact that he was detained several times by law enforcement agencies. He has a criminal record in police department files for involvement with al-Qaeda and his smuggling network. He must have powerful friends in the Turkish government who always rescue him from legal troubles when needed.
His codename in Syria is Hadji, a reference to an honorific title given to Muslim pilgrimages. He is reportedly the leader of a Turkmen unit known as al-Huva Billa that is active in the Kastav and Bayt Milik areas of Syria.
Given that he reportedly works with al-Qaeda, ISIL, Nusra and all type of radical groups in Syria as well as with the notorious Turkish intelligence.Toubaljeh must have developed quite a network of friendship with Islamists in Turkey and its immediate neighborhood as a smuggler who get things done and delivered.
The veteran prosecutors who unmasked this shadowy guy are in jail because his masters in the Turkish government are afraid of exposing themselves and the dirty plans they allegedly plotted against this nation, including murdering dozens of innocent civilians in cold blood in order to advance their political goals.Read the full story here.
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