Common Dreams staff
President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan makes a speech as he attends Turkey-Serbia Business Forum, in Belgrade, Serbia on October 07, 2019. (Photo: Murat Kula/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)
"The Turkish threats mean that the situation in this region will return to point zero," warned the SDF on Monday. "There will be chaos once again."
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
President Donald Trump looks up toward the solar eclipse without protective eyewear
Just wow. Possibly, said one observer, the "dumbest moment of the Trump...
Eoin Higgins, staff writer
Syrian Kurds gather around a US armoured vehicle during a demonstration against Turkish threats next to a U.S.-led international coalition base on the outskirts of Ras al-Ain town in Syria's Hasakeh province near the Turkish border on October 6, 2019.
"One way in which Trump is very consistent and stable when it comes to American...


In a move coinciding with the first anniversary of her imprisonment, Banksy has returned to New York after a five-year hiatus to paint a mural in honor of political prisoner Zehra Doğan, a Turkish/Kurdish painter and journalist sentenced to almost three years for painting a watercolor of a Kurdish city reduced to rubble by Turkish forces - an image, oddly , based on a photograph they themselves had proudly circulated. "They did it," she argued after her sentencing. "I just painted it."