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Turkey Threatens to Invade Greece and Seize Aegean Islands

Turkey is already involved in a military incursion into Syria and might be on the verge of a full-scale conflict with the Syrian government, or even a confrontation with U.S. forces, but the Turkish ruling party is also surprisingly enthusiastic about invading Greece. Even some Turkish politicians are hot for a war with Greece they believe they would easily win.

In a speech in New York after attending the UN General Assembly, Erdogan said Washington was mistaken in using the Syrian Kurdish militia the YPG as an ally in the fight against IS

Erdogan on U.S. Visa Freeze: ‘We Do Not Need You’

American and Turkish diplomats scramble to restore non-immigrant visa services in both nations, and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has taken an aggressive approach. He asserted Thursday that Turkey is “not a tribal state” and told the United States, “We do not need you.”

Photos: Turkey Prepares to Observe Failed Coup Anniversary

Turkey will observe the anniversary of a failed coup attempt against Islamist President Recep Tayyip Erdogan with nationwide “Democracy Watch” marches beginning at midnight on July 15. The government has scheduled events to commemorate the occasion all week, however, including art exhibits, memorial debuts, and a speech from Erdogan.

Turkey's Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan gestures as he addresses the media before leaving for Turkmenistan at Esenboga Airport in Ankara August 15, 2013. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Turkish Minister Encourages Moms to Sing Pro-Erdogan Lullabies

A Turkish cabinet minister issued a call to the nation’s mothers to adjust their children’s lullabies to include the policy platform of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, claiming those who are children now wield a special responsibility to make the nation great by the 600th anniversary of the Muslim conquest of Turkey.