Specifically, the German government wants therefore to move 170 German soldiers, armed with Patriot anti-aircraft missiles, to Turkey.
Since grenades from Syrian soil have hit a Turkish border village on Wednesday last week, in which five people have sadly lost their lives, the situation is getting worse at the border between Syria and Turkey.
After the seizure of power by the Islamists, the policy of Turkey has lost any semblance of sense and looks like a single back and forth, mixed with Buridan's donkey. This could ultimately end fatal for Turkey.
A reporter from the BBC (mainly biased reports) has seen wooden crates in the Syrian city of Aleppo and was able to photograph these crates.
With his scrubby hair and the open, friendly face, Manaf Tlass looks more like an intellectually cultivated, uninvolved civilian, not like a typical top officer, who is in the elite unit..
The Middle East expert Günter Meyer draws a reality of the conflict in Syria which differs from the Western media reports. He believes neither in a breakthrough in Geneva or a Turkish intervention in Syria.