Category: Turkey

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Taylan Tosun: Peace Process in Turkey: Where Are We Now?

About two years ago, the Turkish government and PKK, declared a cease-fire and expressed their willingness to solve the Kurdish question

Ayşan Sönmez: Kobanê and the breakdown of humanitarianism in Turkey

The Syrian refugees from Kobanê living in camps in southern Turkey are faced with numerous hardships on a daily basis

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Paul Street: The United States is the Top Terrorist State on Earth

Never forget that the US is home to a giant military- and security-industrial complex that has strong vested interests in endless war

Ben Norton: Turkey Is Supporting ISIS

Turkey is fanning the flames of a bloody and mushrooming sectarian conflagration

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Patrick Cockburn: Whose side is Turkey on?

Foreign intervention will only increase the level of violence and the Sunni-Shia civil war will gather force, with no end in sight

Ayşan Sönmez: The War in the Middle East and the Breakdown of Humanitarianism in Turkey: Impressions of Suruç

It is unclear when the war in the Middle East will end and how much longer this outflow of refugees will continue

Tony Iltis: What a revolution looks like

The three Rojava cantons stand out as the site of a revolutionary transformation that has gone further than in the rest of Syria,

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Immanuel Wallerstein: Turkey’s Ambivalence Toward Syria

One way or the other, Turkey will have to come to a more coherent policy in the very near future

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Patrick Cockburn: Whose side is Turkey on?

Foreign intervention will only increase the level of violence and the Sunni-Shia civil war will gather force, with no end in sight

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Shamus Cooke: Why Obama Rejected Peace With Iran

A war-shredded region remains on the bloody path to a potentially even wider war

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