Tuesday, 23 July , 2024


Spurning Washington’s appeals, Turkey vows to expand assault on US-backed Kurdish...

Since Turkey launched its invasion of Syria on August 24, mobilizing Syrian Sunni militia funded, armed and trained by the CIA, it has increasingly directed its firepower not against ISIS, but rather against the so-called Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a Pentagon-backed formation dominated by the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG).

Turkey – in the epicenter of tectonic shifts

Henry Kissinger reminds us that in international relations, states do not have permanent friends or enemies, only interests. That lesson reverberated Tuesday in St. Petersburg, where Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan let bygones be bygones with his "dear friend, the esteemed Vladimir" in an ironic (and somewhat excessive) display of diplomatic reconciliation.

PKK foreign relations head speaks out

The Kurds have been the most oppressed people of the region for the past 100 years. Although they have a strong, ancient and well-established presence in the region, they nonetheless fell victim to the nationalist conflicts of the empires that ruled and governed them, as well as to the interests of colonial powers in the region.

PKK asking for formation of “democratic bloc” in Turkey

The Executive Committee of the Workers’ Party of Kurdistan (PKK) has issued a written statement saying that the current political party of Turkey won’t bring a solution the needs of the country nor its democratization. The Committee emphasized the need for the organizations of radical democracy to form a bloc in order to democratize Turkey, avoid more coups and end with oppression and injustice.

Radicals around Erdogan call for war “against Crusaders”

The engineers of the project targeted President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan for “ruining the game.” Since they know that the Turkish society's unifying, the uniting power will disappear and become open to the operation in his absence. They planned to first eliminate him and his cadres and then launch Turkey's destruction process.

PKK on Turkey coup: No democracy in ‘fascist’ Erdogan-led government

TeleSur, July 16, 2016 In a statement published on July 16, the political affiliate of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), the Koma Civakên Kurdistan (Group...

Neoconservatives against Erdogan

Dear President Erdogan, Welcome to Washington. Your visit comes at a critical moment in U.S.-Turkish relations. Within the past decade, many of Turkey’s friends here were...

Erdogan goes to war

Istanbul (dpa) - The fight against terrorism is more important than "democracy, freedom and rule of law," Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says. "For us,...

Why Erdogan and the Turkish state are behind the massacre in...

by Savvas Kalederides Ankara massacre (86 dead and 186 wounded, 10 October 2015) was not claimed. However, given the prior determination of the PKK to...