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US condemns Turkey for its bombing of Coalition partners fighting ISIS

After NATO member Turkey bombed anti-terrorist ground forces in Syria and Iraq on 25 April, the US Department of State released a statement of condemnation. This was a public dressing down. But so far, it appears to have had little impact. To read more … Continue reading

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Theresa May’s friend just did ISIS a huge favour by bombing their opponents

In the early hours of 25 April 2017, Turkish jet fighters reportedly bombed the headquarters of the front-line troops fighting Daesh (Isis/Isil). This came only weeks after the latest arms deal secured by British Prime Minister Theresa May with Turkey’s … Continue reading

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Immunity from prosecution is rejected for Trump insider, but it’s not all about Russia

Retired US lieutenant general and former national security adviser Michael Flynn recently offered to testify about alleged links between Russia and US President Donald Trump. But the Senate Intelligence Committee rejected his request for immunity. As former attorney Seth Abramson has said, however: Flynn’s … Continue reading

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New international brigade launched to defend Rojava (Kurdistan) against ISIS, Turkey and Syria

A new international brigade – the International Revolutionary People’s Guerrilla Forces (IRPGF) – has been launched to defend the revolution in Rojava (Kurdistan). Its wider aim is to help “defend social revolutions around the world, to directly confront capital and … Continue reading

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Merkel puts May to shame with freeze on arms supplies in response to Turkey’s ‘Nazis’ taunts

According to reports in the Turkish press, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has suspended arms deliveries to Turkey. This suspension appears to have come in response to the increasingly irrational behaviour of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, who has recently likened the governments … Continue reading

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Supporters of Turkey’s president hack Twitter accounts, but the outcome is not what they wanted

In the latter stages of the election campaign in The Netherlands, hundreds of Twitter accounts were hijacked by president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s supporters, accusing the governments of The Netherlands (and Germany) of being Nazis. Also Turkish government ministers threatened to … Continue reading

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Turkey’s war on its Kurdish population sees hundreds killed, says UN report

The images above are not from World War 2. They show Kurdish-populated cities in Turkey, destroyed by NATO’s second biggest army. A military that Britain continues to arm. And now a report from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner … Continue reading

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