By Niall Green, October 22, 2012
Speaking with the Guardian newspaper, Ahmet Davutoglu employed the lie that a war against Syria was necessary to defend “human rights.”
By Chris Marsden, October 18, 2012
Despite concerns of blowback in Syria due to the arming of jihadist groups, a military build-up on Syria’s borders is proceeding apace.
By Bill Van Auken, October 13, 2012
Turkey’s forcing down of a Syrian passenger plane flying from Moscow has escalated tensions in the region and drawn a sharp protest from the Russian government.
By Chris Marsden, October 6, 2012
Tens of thousands of anti-war protesters gathered in Istanbul, Thursday evening, opposing military action against Syria.
By Bill Van Auken, October 4, 2012
Turkey’s military attacked Syria Wednesday after a stray shell from Syria killed five in a Turkish border town. With Ankara invoking NATO’s collective defense agreement, the danger is rising of a direct Western intervention.
By Jean Shaoul, September 29, 2012
Several generals were sentenced to lengthy prison terms on charges of plotting a coup against the Islamist AKP government.
By Isaac Finn, September 28, 2012
The ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) has announced plans to raise consumption tax on automobiles, petroleum products, and alcoholic drinks to help pay off the budget deficit.
By Chris Marsden, September 11, 2012
Turkey has escalated its war rhetoric against Syria, placing itself at the forefront of any military intervention to depose the regime of Bashar al-Assad.
By Bill Van Auken, September 8, 2012
Washington is rushing a beefed-up contingent of CIA operatives to the border between Turkey and Syria in a bid to escalate the war for regime change.
By Chris Marsden, August 16, 2012
US efforts to bring down the regime of Bashar al-Assad in Syria focus on collusion with Turkey’s Justice and Development Party (AKP).
By Bill Van Auken, August 8, 2012
An article published last week in the New York Times on the spillover of sectarian tensions from Syria into Turkey belies the “democratic” and “humanitarian” pretexts for the ever more violent drive for regime change by the US and its allies.
By Chris Marsden, August 7, 2012
On the eve of an expected offensive in Aleppo by the Syrian regime, Turkey has threatened to invade Syria.