Video: US sailors harassed and attacked in Turkey

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  1. Box of Rox

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    (CNN) -- Three U.S. Navy sailors were assaulted and had bags placed over their heads during a stop in Istanbul, Turkey, according to U.S. military officials.

    The incident, captured on video, happened Wednesday when sailors from the USS Ross were attacked by members of the Turkish Youth Union, according to local Turkish press accounts.

    "US Navy officials are working with the embassy and NCIS to investigate the incident. The three sailors were unharmed and are safely back aboard. They did not require medical attention," Capt. Greg Hicks, a spokesman with U.S. European Command told CNN.

    The assailants appeared to be neo-nationalists shouting slogans like "Yankee Go Home," according to local press accounts. They did not appear to be tied to ISIS, which is based in neighboring Syria.

    "The incident does not reflect the hospitality nor the welcome reception our ships receive in port in Turkey," Hicks went on to say, and added that leave for sailors from the ship was canceled for the remainder of the day.

    The United States Embassy in Ankara condemned the attack through its official Twitter feed.

    'We condemn today's attack in Istanbul, and have no doubt the vast majority of Turks would join us in rejecting an action that so disrespects Turkey's reputation for hospitality."

    CNN's Samira Said and Hande Atay contributed to this report.
     
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    did the dude think he was gonna be loved by these folks?
     
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    Those wacky Muslims.
     
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    I'd stay on the base or the ship.
     
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    Wonder how those peaceful Muslims figured out that those guys were in the army ?
     
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    It was actually 3 sailors...
     
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    The goatfuckers just don't know the difference between sailors and soldiers.
     
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    we should leave every country were in.
     
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    but they sure can tell who is American
     
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    a terrorist by any other name is still a terrorist
     
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    Turks love America. Those guys are wingnuts.
     
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    "There's crazies like this in every religion. No need to judge."


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    turkey's leader has allowed radical muzzies to do their thing. it is no longer the western friendly place it kind of was. all u.s. personnel will be locked down on base.

    fuck turkey. they are useless like all muslim countries.
     
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    This...mostly
     
  15. Stew Nod

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    Does anyone know of the incident that led to these guy's resentment?

    Hint: war begets more war
     
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    Who in their right mind would take their R & R in a Muslim country?....
     
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    yeah, there was this thing called the crusades. they are still pissed.
     
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    LOL, no
     
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    One of my best friends said Istanbul was their favorite port......Granted this was in the 90s
     
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    are you referring to the american troops putting hoods on turkish soldiers in iraq?
     
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