Was a Turkish General assassinated for discovering inconvenient truths?

A senior officer who discovered the funneling of illicit Qatari funding for jihadists in Syria through Turkey was executed under orders from a general-turned-war profiteer who was identified as working with Turkish intelligence to deepen the conflict in Syria.

By Abdullah Bozkurt

The bombshell revelation was made by Col. Fırat Alakuş, who worked in the Special Forces Command’s (Özel Kuvvetler Komutanlığı, or ÖKK) intelligence section, was made at a court hearing whose transcript was obtained by Nordic Monitor.

Testifying under oath at the Ankara 17th High Criminal Court in the Turkish capital on March 20, 2019, Alakuş revealed that Lt. Gen. Zekai Aksakallı, in charge of the ÖKK at the time, ordered the assassination of Brig. Gen. Semih Terzi because Terzi discovered that Aksakallı was working secretly with MIT in running illegal and clandestine operations in Syria for personal gain while dragging Turkey deeper into the Syrian civil war. READ MORE HERE