Recep Tayyip Erdogan
Mar 2017

The ties that don’t bind

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

Better late than never

Feb 2017

The takeover may not be a done deal

The White House is taking too long to answer this question

Jan 2017

A bit more freedom of speech in Germany

Jazz Shaw Jan 26, 2017 8:01 AM

An ironic twist to an outdated law

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

Dec 2016

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.

… and the first two don’t count

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.

Twin tyrants decide to work on a new gas pipeline, giving Russia even more control

The iron fist in the iron glove method seems to be working well for Erdogan

Aug 2016

A toxic mix

“Stern words”

Rooting out the dissidents

Friends with terrible benefits


Isn’t that sweet…

Quite the ally we’ve got there…

Jul 2016

Not a promising start

Bring out yer dead

Strong man getting stronger