TURKEY

4 days ago

Turkey Warns the U.S. Not to Interfere With Syria Invasion: 'No Power Can Stop Us'

The Turkish president has ruled out a ceasefire and refused to meet with Mike Pence. Meanwhile, Russia is filling the vacuum left by Trump's troop withdrawal.

5 days ago

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.

10.11.19

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.

10.7.19

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.”

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.

9.11.19

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.”

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12.13.18

More journalists are being thrown in jail around the world for "fake news"

A new CPJ report blames Trump for the big spike in the past 2 years

11.21.18

I Lived Like It Was the 1600s to Understand the Meaning of Thanksgiving

Killing turkeys by hand, pissing in a pot, drinking only alcohol, and eating terrible gruel made me understand what life was like back then, and why we celebrate holidays.

11.19.18

Trump sticks with the Saudis, despite the “vicious and terrible” Khashoggi murder

Turkish officials think the journalist's dismembered body was removed from the country inside luggage.

11.14.18

The Jamal Khashoggi Murder Saga Is Just Getting Started

If Saudi Arabia thought it might silence (execute) a critic without much fuss, it was wrong.

10.24.18

Trudeau says it will cost $1B to leave arms deal with Saudi Arabia amid pressure to sanction regime

Trudeau said he did not want Canadians “forking over billions of dollars to Saudi Arabia because we’re standing up for human rights.”

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