Monday, June 24, 2024

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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Gaza’s children face extreme heat and starvation under Israeli blockade

UN reports visible signs of wasting among Gaza’s children as aid deliveries falter and temperatures soar.
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When the KKK murdered my childhood friend 

We must never give in to cruelty and violence. It is incumbent on all of us to stand up to bullies and be each other’s protectors.

Chemical fallout from East Palestine train disaster spreads across 16 states, study reveals

The derailment, which involved a Norfolk Southern train carrying hazardous materials, has had far-reaching impacts, with pollutants spreading over 540,000 square miles, significantly larger in scale and scope than initially predicted.

Congress demands answers from Chief Justice Roberts on Supreme Court ethics scandals

Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Jamie Raskin press Chief Justice John Roberts on ethics standards amid controversies involving Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito.

Essential jobs and public school teachers in the US fail to provide living wages

Home health aides, retail salespersons, fast-food workers, and public school teachers are essential to the economy and society, yet their wages fall far short of the cost of living.