Esen Uslu

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‘No’ - it’s not over yet!

The AKP government is in crisis following the rigged referendum. Esen Uslu reports

A watermen’s fight

Esen Uslu reports on the pandemonium created by Erdoğan in the run-up to next month’s referendum

All or nothing

Erdoğan is going for bust in an attempt to cling onto power, writes Esen Uslu

Economics of the madhouse

Despite the construction boom, things are not boding well for Erdoğan, writes Esen Uslu

Danger at home and abroad

War could be the AKP’s last card, writes Esen Uslu

Internal and external onslaught

Esen Uslu reports on the Erdoğan regime’s ongoing oppression, its Kurdish war and involvement in Syria

No let-up in purge

A grand national coalition is part of Erdoğan’s ‘godsent opportunity’, writes Esen Uslu

Erdoğan’s counter-coup coup

While a bloody military intervention has been defeated, that in itself is no reason to cheer, writes Esen Uslu

Bleak prospects for democracy

The latest atrocity once more draws attention to the fact that Turkey is at war, writes Esen Uslu

Stumbling towards collapse

In light of the latest moves against the media, Esen Uslu analyses the contending forces within the state apparatus

Principals and proxies

Ankara’s regional influence is under threat, writes Esen Uslu

Danger of escalation

Has Ankara overextended itself? Esen Uslu looks at the possible repercussions of the downing of the Russian Sukhoi 24

Rigged election of a sham democracy

Esen Uslu charts the AKP’s growing authoritarianism and the left’s disappointment

Blood on Erdoğan’s hands

The message delivered by the Ankara bombers is that this is just the beginning, writes Esen Uslu

Wrecking the peace process

Under the pretext of joining in the fight against IS, writes Esen Uslu, the Turkish state has unleashed a ferocious assault on the PKK

Solidarity targeted by IS bomber

The Suruç massacre marks a change in Turkish politics, writes Esen Uslu

Yellow union given the boot

Car workers say, ‘Enough is enough’. Esen Uslu reports on the mood of optimism

A hundred years of denial

Esen Uslu reports on the centenary of the Armenian genocide

A war that nobody wants to mention

No-one in Turkey wants to celebrate what happened in 1914-18, writes Esen Uslu. But when it comes to the glory days of the Ottoman empire things are different

Kurds left in limbo

The US has begun its bombing campaign in Syria

Turkey: No laughing matter

Amidst the gathering storms the deputy prime minister provides some light relief. Esen Uslu reports

Lack of democracy, lack of safety

Soma exposes the double brutality of Turkey’s crony capitalism, writes Esen Uslu