Category: Turkey

Conn Hallinan: Turkey’s Leader’s Election Woes

Many Turks may be souring on the “destination” that Erdogan has brought them to, and they could well decide to send that message on March 31

Dilar Dirik: Kurdish MP on hunger strike prepared to “protest to the death”

Imprisoned HDP MP Leyla Güven is in critical condition after 68 days of hunger strike to demand an end to the isolation of Kurdish leader Abdullah Öcalan

Vassilis K. Fouskas: The US-Turkey standoff in context

Global capitalism and the crisis of hegemony

Richard Falk: A Reflection on the June 24th Turkish Elections (modified and corrected)

If the new system moves quickly and effectively to restore international and national confidence in the Turkish economy, prospects are good for political stability and a more robust democratic atmosphere in the country

Arzu Geybullayeva: Turkey looks ahead to a strongman era

Erdogan has what he needed for the moment. He will now be in power at least until 2023

Vijay Prashad: Chronicle of a victory foretold

Erdoğan’s re-election will mean only that Turkey will continue to stumble between its obligations to NATO and the West as well as its need for close links to Russia, China and Iran

Richard Falk: Reflections on the June 24th Turkish Elections

Are the election results good for Turkey?

Juan Cole: Warning to U.S.

Erdogan has used same techniques as Trump to de-Democratize Turkey

Patrick Cockburn: Kurdish women protest after being told to wear the hijab

Campaign trying ‘to force women to stay in their homes and not to take part in public life as Kurdish women have traditionally been able to do’

Patrick Huff: War criminal Erdoğan gears up for a power-grab

Europe rolls out the welcome mat for the Turkish leader, while Kurds are ethnically cleansed

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