The media claims that the terror attack had nothing to do with Islam, or says that it's a perversion of the religion of peace.
The media is as wrong as a Clinton voter.
Killing anyone considered to be an infidel is simply another part of Islam that practitioners choose to follow. And an infidel, the way ISIS sees it, is anyone who doesn't practice Islam as they do. is an infidel a therefore deserves to die if they refuse to convert.
Back to Turkey.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan, spoke on a live TV address at Istanbul City Hall. He explained that there is "absolutely no difference" between ISIS, Kurdish rebels and the U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen's movement, calling them terrorists. Of the 69 wounded, Erdogan said that at least 17 were in critical condition.
The remains of the suicide vest was recovered at the site along with human smithereens of the boy.
"We stand with the people of Turkey as they defend their democracy in the face of all forms of terrorism [especially the one form that causes the most death and destruction: Islam]. We are in close touch with Turkish authorities," National Security Council spokesman Ned Price said. He called the attack "barbaric," doing his best "Captain Obvious" imitation.
Earlier in the week, the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) was blamed for a string of bombings that killed at least 12 people. The conflict between the PKK and the government has been going on for about 30 years but there was a brief 2 1/2 year peace process that collapsed last year.
"This was a barbaric attack. It appears to be a suicide attack [the vest may have given it away]. All terror groups, the PKK, Daesh, the ) Gulen movement) are targeting Turkey. But Allah willing, we will overcome," Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek told NTV television.
The word "barbaric" comes from the [Muslim] pirates of the Barbary Coast.
Police sealed off the site of the suicide attack and hundreds of local residents gathered near the site chanting: "Allah is great" which translates to "Allahu Akbar" in case you couldn't guess that.
It always seems to be about Islam.