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Trump Is Scrambling to Undo the Chaos He Unleashed in Northern Syria

A week after green-lighting Turkey's invasion of northern Syria, Trump is demanding an end to it, and threatening to wreck the Turkish economy with sanctions.

2 days ago

Turkey's Brutal Offensive Is Already a Disaster for the Kurds, a U.S. Ally

Beyond the rising death toll, the assault has sparked a mass exodus of civilians, with at least 70,000 people having fled border towns.

10.10.19

The U.S. Extracted The ISIS Beatles Before Turkey Started Bombing

The two notorious ISIS executioners were moved to U.S. custody amid fears of mass ISIS prison breaks during Turkey's invasion of Syria.

10.9.19

Turkey's Offensive Against the Kurds in Syria is Underway and Already Deadly

President Erdoğan launched airstrikes and sent in troops after Trump pulled U.S. forces from the region, abandoning a key ally in the fight against ISIS.

10.8.19

Trump’s Pullout From Northern Syria Is a Disaster for the Kurds and a Gift to ISIS

“ISIS has been waiting for this,” said one anti-ISIS campaigner who fought for Kurdish forces. “It’s going to be a nightmare.”

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9.26.19

It’s Not Just Trump: There's a Worldwide War on Asylum Seekers

Wealthy countries are making it harder and harder for the world's most desperate people to seek refuge.

9.12.19

Greece and Turkey Are Playing Dangerous War Games on the Aegean Sea

“It seems to me at times that whenever a top official from Turkey makes a statement, it is a statement that involves talk of war.”

8.9.19

Life in the Last Capital City Still Split by a Border Zone

For decades, a hard border has divided Greek Cyprus and Turkish Cyprus, through Nicosia. One photographer spoke to those on both sides.

8.5.19

Petition to Make Turkish Province Look Like ‘Batman’ Logo Gets 26,000 Signatures

In 2008, a local mayor also tried to sue Christopher Nolan for stealing the name of 'Batman city', claiming 'there is only one Batman in the world.'

6.24.19

Turkey's President Was Just Rejected by His Own Hometown

Recep Tayyip Erdogan's party demanded a do-over of Istanbul's mayoral election⁠—and lost by an even wider margin the second time.

5.30.19

China Is Allegedly Forcing Its Muslims to Break Their Ramadan Fast

And most Muslim majority nations, most notably Saudi Arabia, are silent about it.

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