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Turkey After Trump - The New York Review of Books

Under ordinary conditions the police raid that was launched on October 31 on Turkey's most respected opposition newspaper, Cumhuriyet, and the arrest of senior staff on implausible suspicion of supporting terrorism, would have stirred up a storm of ...and more »

Prospects for peace in Turkey growing bleak, HDP leader tells UK MPs - Middle East Eye

A leading member of Turkey's left-wing People's Democracy Party has warned UK MPs that moves to suppress his party are ruining prospects for peace between the state and Kurdish militants. Ertugrul Kurkcu, an ethnic Turk and veteran leftist and the HDP ...and more »

Turkey's slide into dictatorship ignored - The Guardian

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. 'Last week 370 NGOs were shut down, becoming the latest victims to feel the wrath of President Erdoğan and his clampdown on democracy,' writes Margaret Owen. Photograph: Murat Cetinmuhurdar/AP. Last week's US election result and ...and more »

The Kurdistan Freedom Falcons harm Kurdish interests - Jerusalem Post Israel News

The Kurdistan Regional Government's military force, called the Peshmerga, have been fighting ISIS on behalf of the world with the support of the US-led coalition since 2014. By YASMINA ABDUL-KARIM. November 14, 2016 21:36. 3 minute read. > The end of ...and more »

Turkey, Europe and the fight against terrorism - Daily Sabah

Europeans need to pay more attention to the security challenges Turkey is facing. They concern Turkey as much as they concern Europe. Articles · COLUMNS How to be at home everywhere · COLUMNS Political woes and the life of the mind · COLUMNS Defeating ...and more »

US, EU Influence Suppressing Turkey Amid Conflict With Kurds – Kurdish Official - Sputnik International

The influence of the European Union and the United States is among the factors successfully restraining Turkey in its armed campaign against the Kurds, Xosawi Bebekir, a representative of the Iraqi Kurdistan Democratic Party, told Sputnik on Tuesday ...and more »

Turkey stops HDP MP from briefing TDs on Ankara's crackdown on Kurds and opposition - An Phoblacht

TURKEY has cancelled the passport of a Member of Parliament from the pro-Kurdish (HDP) Peoples' Democratic Party, preventing him from meeting civil rights campaigners and Irish parliamentarians this week to give evidence of suppression of political ...and more »