Turkey warms up to Russia and Iran in a bid to exit before a total rout of its proxies in Syria
Ross and the warfare liberals ignore the ugliness on the ground. For them, Syria is a chessboard
Whoever he wants to blame for the Gaziantep bombing, Erdogan must realise that these now regular atrocities are a direct result of his personal decision to involve himself in the Syrian war
One reason the war continues is that many participants still have a lot to gain by fighting on.
Interview on ISIS, NATO and Russia
“Any movement for real transformation must make the demands of women central,” argues Meredith Tax in her book on the Kurdish women’s struggle.
Will those who have thus far believed that bombing by only one of those parties or the other is evil come to grips with the evil in bombing conducted by the pair of them?
Coverage of the breakdown of the partial ceasefire in Syria illustrated the main way corporate news media distort public understanding of a major foreign policy story. The problem is not that the key events in the story are entirely unreported, but that they were downplayed and quickly forgotten in the media’s embrace of themes with Read more…
Isis has broken down the precious wall which separates childhood from adulthood, innocence from guilt. This, far more than mass murder, is its final dark achievement
Not long ago, it was Hillary Clinton who wanted to press the “reset” button with Putin. Now it’s Erdogan – with, one suspects, a lot more effect