The Israeli Bus Drivers in Istanbul

The quick release after Turkey’s minister of interior accused the two vacationing Israeli bus drivers of espionage is no doubt entirely due to Israel pressuring its Derin Devlet ally to have the TAF (Turkish Armed Forces) order Erdogan to release the couple. This illustrates not only the apparently deep integration between the Israeli Mossad and the Sabbatean-controlled Derin Devlet deep state domestic intelligence apparatus in Turkey but also that the Mossad has significant leverage over the Derin Devlet, meaning that the Mossad is providing significant assistance to the Derin Devlet and therefore can ask for significant things in return. The Derin Devlet generally does not intervene in humanitarian cases to release imprisoned people in Turkey. It is most likely very rare that the Derin Devlet instructs the TAF to issue orders to the Turkish government but the Derin Devlet certainly did so in this case as refusal to obey could trigger a military coup.

Published by Daniella Bartfeld

Daniella Bartfeld is the founding director of the Aliyah Organization.

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