See also: Occupy


Turkey Is on the Brink of a Chaotic Battle for Territory, and ISIS Isn't the Main Threat This Time by Vijay Prashad, AlterNet, 20 September 2017

The Risk of NATO’s H-Bombs in Turkey by Jonathan Marshall, Consortiumnews.com, 3 September 2017

Turkey’s democracy is dying – but this brutal crackdown can’t last by Ersin Şenel, The Guardian, 19 July 2017

A Year After Coup Attempt, Turkish Opposition Accuses Erdogan of Exploiting Crisis by Julia Conley, Common Dreanms, 15 July 2017

Turkey coup anniversary: Erdogan says he will lift emergency rule only when 'we no longer need to fight terrorism' by Kim Sengupta, Independent, 13 July 2017

Turks stage largest show of opposition against Erdogan government in years by Kareem Shaheen and Gözde Hatunoglu, The Guardian, 9 July 2017

Tens of Thousands of Public Servants Still Jailed by Turkey's Repressive Erdogan As He Meets With Trump by Vijay Prashad, AlterNet, 16 May 2017

Erdogan On Borrowed Time by Ozay Mehmet, Social Europe, 3 May 2017

Erdogan's Neo-Fascist Turkish Allies by Jonathan Marshall, Consortiumnews.com, 19 April 2017

Erdogan Isn't as Strong as He Looks. That's What Makes Him Dangerous by Conn Hallinan, Foreign Policy in Focus, 5 April 2017

The Istanbul attack marks a new age of terror in Turkey by

The Reina atrocity shows how deeply Islamic fanaticism has taken hold in Turkey by Elif Shafak, The Guardian, 3 January 2017

Turkey arrests 1,656 people for 'supporting terrorism' online Shehab Khan, Independent, 24 December 2016

A few initial short thoughts on the murder of the Russian Ambassador to Ankara by The Saker, A bird's eye view of the vineyard, 20 December 2016

Who profits from Turkey’s 'Sarajevo moment'? by Pepe Escobar, RT, 20 December 2016

HDP arrests: on the road to dictatorship in Turkey by Francis O'Connor, ROAR, 8 November 2016

US Hawks Gamble on Turkey's Invasions by Joe Lauria, Consortiumnews.com, 8 November 2016

Turkey arrests pro-Kurdish party leaders amid claims of internet shutdown by

Kurds and Turks are at the edge of a cliff by Ayla Akat, Nadje al-Ali, and Latif Tas, openDemocracy, 2 November 2016

Turkish journalists face abuse and threats online as trolls step up attacks by Maeve Shearlaw, The Guardian, 1 November 2016

Turkey and the Kurdish Quandary by Alon Ben-Meir, Consortiumnews.com, 23 September 2016

Silencing Kurdish Voices by Diego Cupolo, Jacobin, 17 September 2016

Turkey’s Coup: Winners & Losers by Conn Hallinan, CounterPunch, 2 September 2016

I’m a journalist on the run from Erdoğan – I have no idea what I’ve done by

Stop the press: Turkey's crackdown on its media goes into overdrive by , The Guardian, 29 August 2016

Fabricating illusions of people power in post-coup Turkey by Joris Levrink, ROAR, 28 August 2016

Turkish armed forces just invaded Syria, with US consent. Here's who they're fighting by Tom Coburg, The Canary, 25 August 2016

ANALYSIS: Iran worked with Ankara and Assad during Turkish incursion by Jonathan Steele, Middle East Eye, 25 August 2016

Hit the ATM: The Ankara-Tehran-Moscow coalition by Pepe Escobar, RT, 25 August 2016

Turkey's Sensible Détente with Russia Graham E. Fuller, Consortiumnews.com, 17 August 2016

Washington Slapdown: Turkey Turns to Moscow for Help by Mike Whitney, CounterPunch, 8 August 2016

The Mystery of Turkey's Failed Coup by Joe Lauria, Consortiumnews.com, 2 August 2016

An open letter on the attempted coup in Turkey by Barbara Spinelli, openDemocracy, 24 July 2016

The Sultan of (Emergency) Swing by Pepe Escobar, Strategic Culture Foundation, 23 July 2016

This is the biggest witch-hunt in Turkey's history by Can Dündar, The Guardian, 22 July 2016

Erdogan's Checkmate: CIA-Backed Coup in Turkey Fails, Upsets Global Chessboard by Eric Draitser, Stop Imperialism, 22 July 2016

Erdogan's counter-coup coup by Esen Uslu, Weekly Worker, 21 July 2016

Turkey’s Nukes: A Sum of All Fears by Jonathan Marshall, Consortiumnews.com, 20 July 2016

Hell Hath No Fury Like a Teflon Sultan by Pepe Escobar, ZNet, 18 July 2016

Istanbul attacks expose Turkey's misplaced priorities by Joris Leverink, ROAR, 1 July 2016

The violence in Turkey highlights the country's many conflicts by Ranj Alaaldin, The Guardian, 29 June 2016

Our Man in Ankara: Why Does Washington Support Yet Another Vicious Dictator? by Brian Cloughley, CounterPunch, 10 June 2016

The bully’s rise to power: Erdoğan’s conquest of Turkey by Giran Ozcan, ROAR, 18 May 2016

Turkey's Erdogan Clears Path to Dictatorship by Alon Ben-Meir, Consortiumnews.com, 13 May 2016

In Turkey we can't even laugh at our politicians any more by Elif Shafak, The Guardian, 5 May 2016

"To demand peace is not a crime": Turkish academics on trial by Margaret Owen, openDemocracy, 28 April 2016

Critics Become Terrorists in Erdogan's Turkey by Joris Leverink, Inter Press Service, 19 April 2016

Zombie politics: Europe, Turkey and the disposable human by Kerem Oktem, openDemocracy, 19 March 2016

The New-Old PKK by Alex de Jong, Jacobin, 18 March 2016

Turkey and Ukraine Are an Alliance of Misfits by Martin Berger, Russia Insider, 17 March 2016

Silencing dissent: Turkey’s crackdown on press freedom by Rosa Gilbert, Alfredo Mazzamauro, ROAR, 17 March 2016

Turkey's Crackdown on the Press by Joris Leverink, Inter Pres Service, 14 March 2016

'Erdogan destroyed our world': Kurds report Turkish forces have beheaded & burned to death hundreds of civilians, SOTT, 11 March 2016

The Unraveling Of Turkey’s Democracy by Alon Ben-Meir, ZNet, 11 March 2016

'Erdogan Must Go' - And Obama Can Fire Him by Michael Collins, Russia Insider, 7 March 2016

Turkish police fire teargas during raid on top-selling newspaper by Reuters, The Guardian, 4 March 2016

Have You Betrayed Your Kurd Today? by Pepe Escobar, Strategic Culture Foundation, 26 February 2016

Turkish journalists released from jail after court rules press freedom violated by Agence France-Presse, The Guardian, 26 February 2016

Turkey’s Decisive Year by Guney Işıkara, Alp Kayserilioğlu, & Max Zirngast, Jacobin, 24 February 2016

Regime Change in Ankara? More Likely Than You Think by Mike Whitney, CounterPunch, 24 February 2016

Turkey’s Erdogan is a Dangerous Tyrant by Brian Cloughley, CounterPunch, 24 February 2016

Turkey’s Revival of a Dirty ‘Deep State’ by Jonathan Marshall, Consortiumnews.com, 10 February 2016

Why the 'Sultan of Chaos' Is Freaking Out by Pepe Escobar, Russia Insider, 5 February 2016

Turkey's Tourist Industry Collapses as 1,300 Hotels Go on Sale, Sputnik, 1 February 2016

Turkish PM Tries to Frame Syrian Kurds for Istanbul Bombing by Joris Leverink, teleSUR, 23 January 2016

Smear campaign against Academics for Peace by Sinem Arslan, openDemocracy, 21 January 2016

Cracks in Democracy: the Turkish and Indian Examples by Vijay Prashad, CounterPunch, 21 January 2016

Jailed Turkish editor slams EU deal with Erdogan's 'fascist government' by Kareem Shaheen, The Guardian, 19 January 2016

Academics for Peace: “enemies of the state” in Turkey by Francis O'Connor, Semih Celik, ROAR, 16 January 2016

From Roboski to Sultanahmet: Turkey as dry as tinder by Vijay Prashad, ZNet, 16 January 2016

In Turkey, the state doesn't talk—it only shoots by Ercan Ayboga, ROAR, 9 January 2016

Turkey's Idiotic War on the Kurds by Vijay Prishad, AlterNet, 8 January 2016

Turkey's War Against the Kurds by Vijay Prashad, CounterPunch, 7 January 2016

How to Crush Erdogan's Expansionism by Joshua Tartakovsky, CounterPunch, 30 December 2015

Turkey: A Criminal State, a NATO State by Eric Draitser, CounterPunch, 29 December 2015

New Scandal? The Erdogans Spotted Laundering Money in EU, Sputnik, 29 December 2015

I revealed the truth about President Erdogan and Syria. For that, he had me jailed by Can Dündar, The Guardian, 28 December 2015

Targeting the Islamic State Group's Oil Trade Won't End Terror by Joris Leverink, teleSUR, 27 December 2015

EU Turns Blind Eye on Erdogan Atrocities - Media, Sputnik, 25 December 2015

Ankara's Belligerent Gamble by Binoy Kampmark, CounterPunch, 25 December 2015

The Ghouta chemical attack and the unraveling of Ankara's official story by Neil Clark, RT, 16 December 2015

Kurds resist state-imposed curfews in Turkey by Joris Leverink, ROARMAG.org, 15 December 2015

Turkey Made Plans to Shoot Down Russian Su-24 a Month in Advance - Assange, Sputnik, 10 December 2015

Why Did Turkey Shoot Down That Russian Plane? by Conn Hallinan, CounterPunch, 11 December 2015

Renowned American Military Expert Explains How Turkey Ambushed Russia's Su-24 by Andrew Cockburn, Russia Insider, 10 December 2015

Crippled in Syria, Turkey Goes for a 'Sunnistan' in Iraq by Pepe Escobar, Russia Insider, 10 December 2015

How Russia is Smashing the Turkish Game in Syria by Pepe Escobar, CounterPunch, 3 December 2015

Erdogan Blackmails NATO Allies by Mike Whitney, CounterPunch, 3 December 2015

ISIS Oil by Vijay Prashad, CounterPunch, 3 December 2015

Is Turkey Waging War on Russia in Crimea, the Caucasus, and Central Asia? …. by Ekaterina Blinova, Information Clearing House, 1 December 2015

Noose Tightens on Turkey's Sultan of Swing by Finian Cunningham, Russia Insider, 30 Npvember 2015

The real reason for Turkey's shoot-down of the Russian jet by Gareth Porter, Middle East Eye, 29 November 2015

Putin and Hollande Go After Erdogan's Racket by Pepe Escobar, Information Clearing House, 28 November 2015

Impacts of Turkey's Aggression against Russia. The “Turkish Stream” is Dead. Disruption of Gas Pipeline Routes to the EU. Russia's Economy in Crisis? by Michel Chossudovsky, Global Research, 27 November 2015

Did Washington Just Tell Erdogan to 'Man Up'? by Finian Cunningham, Information Clearing House, 27 November 2015

Turkish journalists' arrests draw protests at home and abroad, DW, 27 November 2015

Why Turkey Stabbed Russia in the Back by Pepe Escobar, teleSUR, 26 November 2015

Showdown on the Syrian border by Vijay Prashad, al-Araby, 25 November 2015

Showdown on the Syrian Border: Vijay Prashad on Turkey's Downing of Russian Jet, Democracy Now! 25 November 2015

Erdogan Picks Up A New Contract From The West... by Imre Uslu, Information Clearing House, 25 November 2015

Sultan Erdogan's War on...Russia by Pepe Escobar, Sputnik, 25 November 2015

Why did Turkey dare shoot down a Russian Plane? The Proxy War in Syria by Juan Cole, Informed Comment, 25 November 2015

Turkey Downs Russian Fighter to Draw NATO and US Deeper into Syrian Quagmire by Mike Whitney, CounterPunch, 24 November 2015

Pepe Escobar on the downed Russian Plane, RT, 24 November 2015

Celebrating survival: tripping into the new Turkey by Cagla Aykac, ROARMAG.org, 12 November 2015

Turkey Goes to War by Mike Whitney, CounterPunch, 6 November 2015

Turkey elect ions: AKP wins big, HDP here to stay by Yvo Fitzherbert, ROARMAG.org, 5 November 2015

Turkey, Erdogan and the Cost of Victory by Conn Hallinan, CounterPunch, 4 November 2015

Erdogan's Victory by Violence by Güney Isikara, Alp Kayserilioglu & Max Zirngast, Jacobin, 2 November 2015

Turkish election campaign unfair, say international monitors by Kareem Shaheen, The Guardian, 2 November 2015

Turkish media denounce 'biggest crackdown on press in republic's history' by Kareem Shaheen and Safak Timur, The Guardian, 29 October 2015

Old Turkish demons in new faces? by Karabekir Akkoyunlu, openDemocracy, 23 October 2015

Recep Tayyip Erdogan: Terrorist Unleashed by James Petras, Information Clearing House, 20 October 2015

The Syrianization of Turkey by Sungur Savran, The Bullet, 19 October 2015

Ankara's war on peace by Zeynep Gambetti, openDemocracy, 17 October 2015

Fruits of intervention by Yassamine Mather, Weekly Worker, 15 October 2015

Erdogan and the Ankara Bombing by Graham E. Fuller, Consortiumnews.com, 14 October 2015

Ankara bomb attack fuels anger against Erdogan's AKP by Joris Leverink, ROARMAG.org, 12 October 2015

Continuing the Struggle by Guney Isikara, Alp Kayserilioglu & Max Zirngast, Jacobin, 12 October 2015

Turkey hit by protests over government response to suicide bombings by Chris Johnston and agencies, The Guardian, 10 October 2015

Ankara attacks: innocent hearts beating for peace are brutally stopped by Elif Shafak, The Observer, 10 October 2015

ECHR fines Turkey over conviction of journalists, Hurriyet, 6 October 2015

Has Turkey Become a Fascist State? by Eric Draitser, CounterPunch, 22 September 2015

Turkey's Radicalizing Youth Dominates Escalating Conflict by Joris Leverink, teleSUR, 19 September 2015

Erdogan's Violent Last Resort by Alp Kayserilioglu, Güney Isikara and Max Zirngast, Jacobin, 13 September 2015

Cizre cries for help: “Turkey's Kobane” under siege by Joris Leverink, ROARMAG.org, 11 September 2015

Turkey's Night of the Firebombs by Vijay Prashad, CounterPunch, 10 September 2015

Turkey's War on the Kurds by Belén Fernández, Jacobin, 9 September 2015

Death of a peace process: martial law returns to Turkey by International State Crime Initiative, openDemocracy, 29 August 2015

US deal with Turkey shows its disregard for Kurds by Joris Leverink, ROARMAG.org, 28 August 2015

US shows its real face in choosing Turkey over the Kurds by Joris Leverink, teleSUR, 21 August 2015

Ankara: the New Capital of Jihad by Mike Whitney, CounterPunch, 20 August 2015

Erdogan's Bloody Gambit by Max Zirngast, Jacobin, 3 August 2015

Erdogan sacrifices peace to entrench his own power by Yvo Fitzherbert, ROARMAG.org, 3 August 2015

The Politics of Betrayal: Obama Backstabs Kurds to Appease Turkey by Mike Whitney, CounterPunch, 29 July 2015

Solidarity targeted by IS bomber by Esen Uslu, Weekly Worker, 23 July 2015

Suruç massacre: today we mourn, tomorrow we rebuild by Yvo Fitzherbert, ROARMAG.org, 21 July 2015

From Gezi Park to Turkey's transformed political landscape by Buket Türkmen, openDemocracy, 7 July 2015

The HDP's victory is a barrier against autocracy in Turkey by Joris Leverink, ROARMAG.org, 8 June 2015

Kurdish autonomy between dream and reality by Alex de Jong, ROARMAG.org, 4 June 2015

“The genocide continues”: Kamp Armen under threat by Joris Leverink, ROARMAG.org, 3 June 2015

The “New Turkey”: Fetishizing Growth with Fatal Results by Zuhal Yesilyurt Gündüz, Monthly Review, June 2015

Kazova workers claim historic victory in Turkey by Joris Leverink, ROARMAG.org, 1 May 2015

Turkish Military Return to Stage, Just Before the Elections by Taylan Tosum, teleSUR, 27 April 2015

Workers in the New Turkey by Daniel Johnson, Jacobin, 5 April 2015

Erdogan has all but destroyed Turkish journalism by Yavuz Baydar, The Guardian, 20 March 2015

‘Cease and censor' in Turkey's war on social media by Binnaz Saktanber, ROARMAG.org, 20 February 2015

Escaping the misery: Turkey's latest drug epidemic by Joris Leverink, ROARMAG.org, 1 February 2015

Yazidi refugees in Turkey: back to their homeland? by Aysan Sonmez, ROARMAG.org, 14 January 2015


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