Tag Archives: Erdogan

Mark Collins – Sublime Erdogan the Magnificent vs the Kurds (plus ISIS/Syria)

12 Dec

This murderous terrorism, Istanbul bombing: Terror attack death toll rises to 38 including 30 police as officials accuse PKK PKK blamed for attack which is the latest in an escalating scale of viol…

Source: Mark Collins – Sublime Erdogan the Magnificent vs the Kurds (plus ISIS/Syria)

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Mark Collins – Sublime Erdogan the Magnficent Pushing his Syria/Iraq Turkish Delight

28 Oct

The ever more maximum president is certainly making things difficult for POTUS and many others: Erdogan reasserts Turkey’s role in wars in Syria and Iraq Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said…

Source: Mark Collins – Sublime Erdogan the Magnficent Pushing his Syria/Iraq Turkish Delight

Mark Collins – Turkey Update: EU, US, ISIS, Syria (Kurds), Israel

22 Aug

Turkey certainly has an awful lot to cope with these days–both internally and externally–and many feel beleaguered indeed: 1) EU is humiliating Turkey rather than helping: Turkish FM: &…

Source: Mark Collins – Turkey Update: EU, US, ISIS, Syria (Kurds), Israel

Mark Collins – Turkey Through the Magnificent Mirror of the Sublime Erdogan

9 Aug

Further to these posts, Turkey, or, Failed Coup in the Land of the Sublime Erdogan the Magnificent Julian Lindley-French – Two Coups Turkey the start and end of a piece at the London Review of Book…

Source: Mark Collins – Turkey Through the Magnificent Mirror of the Sublime Erdogan

Turkey, or, Failed Coup in the Land of the Sublime Erdogan the Magnificent

18 Jul

The Turkish president’s response may be quite ferocious with difficult implications for relations with the US and NATO–plus the EU. The quick response of Edward Luttwak, who wrote coup …

Source: Turkey, or, Failed Coup in the Land of the Sublime Erdogan the Magnificent

Mark Collins – The Sublime Erdogan vs Armenians and Kurds, Urban Redevelopment Section

25 Apr

Further to this 2013 post, Turkey and the March of Islam(ism?) Mosque Ado About a Church… we turn to something perhaps somewhat similar in the southeast of the country–at the NY Times: …

Source: Mark Collins – The Sublime Erdogan vs Armenians and Kurds, Urban Redevelopment Section

Mark Collins – Erdogan the Magnificent: The Sublime Neo-Sultan? Part 2

13 Mar

Further to this post, the president is acting ever more as an untrammeled overlord: Turkish opposition newspaper turns pro-government after state takeover Turkish President Erdogan threatens [const…

Source: Mark Collins – Erdogan the Magnificent: The Sublime Neo-Sultan? Part 2