US Allows Turkey To Invade Northern Syria, Attack Kurds

Photo: Tire blockades were ignited in Ras al-Ain, Syria in order to provide smoke cover against Turkish aerial attacks. By Jennifer Kelly and Mike Talavera [Editor’s note: the article has been updated to clarify that Trump was not “rolled” by Erdoğan and that the Turkish offensive, which contributes to the Balkanization of the region and further destabilizes it, is in the interests of US imperialism. … Continue reading US Allows Turkey To Invade Northern Syria, Attack Kurds

TURKEY: Molotov Cocktails Hurled at Bank, Government Building

Photo: Aftermath of handmade explosives thrown at private bank in Istanbul. By Jennifer Kelly This week, the Communist Party of Turkey/Marxist-Leninist (TKP/ML) carried out attacks against a bank and Turkish postal office building in Sarigazi, a predominantly Kurdish district on the eastern outskirts of Istanbul. According to an email received by the revolutionary Turkish newspaper Yeni Demokrasi, TKP/ML militants undertook the actions, and left a … Continue reading TURKEY: Molotov Cocktails Hurled at Bank, Government Building

US Makes Territorial Deal with Turkey in Syria

Photo: Turkish and US military vehicles in Northern Syria By Jennifer Kelly This past Wednesday the US and Turkey began the first phase of a plan to develop a “safe zone” in northern Syria. This puts a halt, at least for now, on Turkish plans for further incursion into the Kurdish-held territory in the north of Syria. There has been much consternation over the details … Continue reading US Makes Territorial Deal with Turkey in Syria