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Economics of the madhouse

01 Dec 2016

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

Iran deal dead and buried

24 Nov 2016

How will the Trump presidency impact on the Middle East? Yassamine Mather looks at the possibilities

Danger at home and abroad

10 Nov 2016

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

Internal and external onslaught

13 Oct 2016

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

Pseudo-secularism on the beach

01 Sep 2016

The petty cruelty of the French burqini bans stems from an elite looking for scapegoats, writes Paul Demarty

Burying the scandal

01 Sep 2016

The western media has shown little interest in new revelations about the slaughter of political prisoners in 1988, reports Yassamine Mather

No let-up in purge

28 Jul 2016

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

Erdoğan’s counter-coup coup

21 Jul 2016

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

A threat laid low

09 Jun 2016

Once considered a dangerous radical and traitor, Muhammad Ali died an establishment hero. Paul Demarty wonders what this says about our era

Who are the ‘moderate’ opposition?

07 Apr 2016

Amongst the chaos, new alliances are taking shape, reports Yassamine Mather

Stumbling towards collapse

10 Mar 2016

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

Making matters worse

19 Nov 2015

Official reaction to the atrocities in France demonstrates once again that imperialism has no answers, writes Yassamine Mather

Rigged election of a sham democracy

12 Nov 2015

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

Jihadists and spooks

05 Mar 2015

Revelations about ‘Jihadi John’ have led to calls for more curbs on democracy and free speech, writes Eddie Ford

Wrong kind of radicalisation

26 Feb 2015

How to explain the ‘teenage brides for IS’? Mike Macnair examines the phenomenon of hope in a disastrous illusion against the background of the left’s failure