Apr 2017

Politically correct?

Turkey is one step closer to complete tyranny

Jazz Shaw Apr 17, 2017 8:01 AM

A dodgy election which probably can’t be overturned

Closing the door

Long overdue

Mar 2017

Probably wasn’t going to happen anyway

The ties that don’t bind

Just the sort of tool you want to hand to a tyrant

Better late than never

“The first I heard of it.”

US boosts forces in Syria as fight for Raqqa looms

Ed Morrissey Mar 09, 2017 5:21 PM

Kurds up, Turks down?

Feb 2017

The takeover may not be a done deal

“It’s possible that you may see conventional forces hit the ground in Syria for some period of time.”

The White House is taking too long to answer this question

Jan 2017

Western outlets fleeing the scene

A “floor fight” takes on a new meaning

A dangerous situation awaits the new president

Might want to deliver our hostage first, Dictatory McDictatorface

Several bridges too far

“You just have to stay as calm as you can … I took a bullet.”

Dec 2016

Assad still standing.

Still following the despot’s playbook

BREAKING: Russian ambassador shot in Turkey

Jazz Shaw Dec 19, 2016 12:31 PM

Trust me… this is going to end very badly. Probably for the Kurds.

The crackdown continues

Well, I suppose he was an “agent of change” to be sure

Nice constitution you’ve got there. Be a shame if anything happened to it

Nov 2016

Democracy in Turkey has failed

When will the United States acknowledge this?

Meanwhile in Turkey, President for Life Erdogan?

Jazz Shaw Nov 17, 2016 11:01 AM

Pay close attention. You are watching a democracy fail before your eyes

The next step on the road to ruin

Detained with no trial scheduled or expected

Oct 2016

Heads may roll… literally

Erdogan: No, we’re going to attack Raqqa

Ed Morrissey Oct 27, 2016 10:11 AM

Right after they attack the Kurds, natch.

Have we got a deal for you

Turkey-backed militia complicating matters?