Turkey

Erdogan and Putin conclude deal against Kurds

The Turkish-Russian agreement on the establishment of a buffer zone along the Turkish-Syrian border, which was negotiated in Sochi on 22 October, has fundamentally changed the balance of power in Syria

Robert Teller  ·  19 November 2019

Stop the Turkish invasion of Syria: victory to the Kurdish resistance!

Turkish forces are pounding cities and towns in northern Syria/Rojava, including the region’s biggest city, Qamishli, as well as Kobane, still in ruins after the war to oust ISIS. Air […]

Workers Power  ·  11 October 2019

US imperialism abandons Kurdish allies to Turkish invasion

Donald Trump has just signaled a dramatic shift in US policy in northern Syria, betraying his erstwhile allies the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), in which the Kurdish YPG militia are […]

Workers Power  ·  09 October 2019

Turkey: Elections extend Erdogan’s power

By Svenja Spunck THE HEADLINE results of Turkey’s presidential and parliamentary elections are that Recep Tayyip Erdogan has won the presidential election and the alliance of his “Party for Justice […]

Workers Power  ·  27 June 2018

Hands off Afrin! Solidarity with the Kurds!

THE INTERNATIONAL workers' movement should take to the streets in solidarity with the justified resistance of the Kurds' against Turkish militarism

Workers Power  ·  22 January 2018

The first anniversary of Erdogan’s coup

Last July there were two coups in Turkey, one failed, one succeeded.

Workers Power  ·  26 July 2017

Germany: AKP ban plays into Erdogan’s hands

When Turkey’s President Erdogan compared the German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, to Hitler, there was some predictable outrage in the media but there was no indignant response from Berlin. The official […]

Workers Power  ·  08 April 2017

President Erdogan: a Turkish Bonaparte in the making

By Svenja S At least a dozen Kurdish officials, including senior members of the opposition HDP party have been arrested in midnight raids on the pretext of supporting Kurdish insurgents. […]

Workers Power  ·  05 November 2016

The state of emergency in Turkey: No to the “civil coup”!

By Svenja  Although the attempted coup by elements of the Armed Forces on July 15 was successfully defeated, since then, there has been a decisive shift in the balance of […]

Workers Power  ·  02 August 2016

Turkey: Erdogan moves to strengthen his rule after coup failure

By Svenja  AFTER a series of bomb outrages, including the killing of 41 people in Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport on 29 June, the resumption of the war against the Kurds and the […]

Workers Power  ·  19 July 2016

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