Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Tag: Turkey

War within war: Iraq’s Prime Minister says ‘we don’t want to...

Iraq demands that the Turkish troops withdraw from the country, terming them “occupation forces.”

The War of the Turkish Deep States

Many Turks believe, rightly or wrongly, that US intelligence knew in advance what would happen on July 15th and didn’t warn the country’s political leaders.

Chaos in Turkey

The failed coup attempt began Friday afternoon and the country plummeted into a night of violence and state of unrest.

Je Suis Istanbul

We should not need to share a culture, skin color, religion, or system of government with another human being to mourn their loss.

41 Killed After Istanbul Airport Bombing

This attack will mark the 8th major terrorist attack in Turkey in the last 12 months.

Friend or Foe? How Turkey’s Turn Toward Authoritarianism Threatens Syria and...

Although NATO countries have worse, more despotic allies in the region, like the tyrannical monarchies of the Gulf, Turkey’s erratic, arrogant leader is arguably the most dangerous.

Turkey Stages Coup Against Its Own Press and Generals in Bid...

While Turkey is roiled by a war on journalists, the arms flowing through the country are allowing the Salafi fighters to withstand the Russia air campaign south and east of Aleppo.

Terrorist Kills 31 at Socialist Rally for Kobane in Turkey (Video)

During a socialist youth rally on Monday in Turkey, a young woman, 18 years old, detonated a suicide bomb belt. Was the bombing the work of Daesh (ISIS, ISIL)? It has not yet been confirmed.

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Biden wielding DNC to guard against Progressive challenge

"Just 34 percent of Americans describe Biden as honest and trustworthy -- a new low for his presidency."

Pfizer’s record-shattering $100 billion in revenue denounced as ‘sickening’

"A people-funded vaccine should be cheap and freely available."

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Four dark secrets about America

What America needs is a thorough transformation and a reset of the economic and political systems, which are now on dangerous and unsustainable paths.