Daily Archive: August 19, 2018

What’s Behind the US-Turkey Rift?

Imprisoned in Turkey since October 2016 on charges of involvement in the failed months earlier coup attempt against President Erdogan, the Trump regime’s demand for Andrew Brunson’s release conceals what’s really behind the US/Turkey rift. It’s all about what Michel Chossudovsky calls a “Russia-Turkey-Iran ‘triple entente,’” – growing Ankara ties with Washington’s main adversaries. The US doesn’t give a hoot...

The Lira’s Collapse Is Linked to the US Hybrid War on Turkey

Turkey’s lira is undergoing an orchestrated crash. The country’s currency is being subjected to a coordinated attack from abroad most visibly triggered by Trump’s steel and aluminum sanctions but also being due to systemic factors stemming from the government’s freewheeling economic policies over the years. The focus of this analysis is more about the political implications of this crisis than...