Tayyip Erdogan
Mar 2017
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Preemptive “Turexit” vote? Turkey may call for referendum on EU membership

Jazz Shaw Mar 26, 2017 11:01 AM

Probably wasn’t going to happen anyway

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Turkey’s president may “review” ties to Europe after the referendum

Jazz Shaw Mar 21, 2017 1:31 PM

The ties that don’t bind

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Erdogan’s next move: Restore capital punishment

Jazz Shaw Mar 18, 2017 7:01 PM

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

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The Washington Post notices Turkey’s “downward spiral”

Jazz Shaw Mar 15, 2017 10:41 AM

Better late than never

Feb 2017
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The Turkish people may have finally noticed that their president is becoming a tyrant

Jazz Shaw Feb 22, 2017 6:01 PM

The takeover may not be a done deal

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American Pastor Andrew Brunson has been held captive in Turkey for four months. The President must act.

Jazz Shaw Feb 06, 2017 8:01 AM

The White House is taking too long to answer this question

Jan 2017
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A bit more freedom of speech in Germany

Jazz Shaw Jan 26, 2017 8:01 AM

An ironic twist to an outdated law

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Turkey’s currency begins to contract as tyranny takes hold

Jazz Shaw Jan 22, 2017 11:01 AM

Western outlets fleeing the scene

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Video: Turkish parliament literally comes to blows over Erdogan’s “reforms”

Jazz Shaw Jan 19, 2017 10:41 AM

A “floor fight” takes on a new meaning

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How much influence will pro-Erdogan voices have on President Trump?

Jazz Shaw Jan 15, 2017 11:01 AM

A dangerous situation awaits the new president

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Erdogan seems to think he can do business with Donald Trump

Jazz Shaw Jan 09, 2017 6:21 PM

Might want to deliver our hostage first, Dictatory McDictatorface

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Turkey is holding an American pastor in prison on bogus charges

Jazz Shaw Jan 07, 2017 8:31 AM

Several bridges too far

Dec 2016
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Erdogan acts predictably after ambassador’s assassination

Jazz Shaw Dec 24, 2016 8:31 AM

Still following the despot’s playbook

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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.

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Three guesses who Putin is hanging out with again

Jazz Shaw Dec 17, 2016 8:31 PM

… and the first two don’t count

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Turkey’s Erdogan uses bombing as excuse to lock up hundreds of Kurds

Jazz Shaw Dec 13, 2016 10:01 AM

The crackdown continues

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Guess who else made Time’s PoTY shortlist? A tyrannical madman

Jazz Shaw Dec 07, 2016 7:41 PM

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

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Erdogan’s next step toward absolute power includes a chat with Putin

Jazz Shaw Dec 05, 2016 4:01 PM

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

Nov 2016
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BBC: The torture of Erdogan’s enemies in Turkey has been going on for months

Jazz Shaw Nov 28, 2016 4:01 PM

Democracy in Turkey has failed

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EU halts talks of adding Turkey amid Erdogan’s tyranny

Jazz Shaw Nov 25, 2016 8:01 AM

When will the United States acknowledge this?

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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

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Meanwhile in Turkey, a different president seeks to consolidate ultimate power

Jazz Shaw Nov 09, 2016 4:41 PM

The next step on the road to ruin

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Meanwhile in Turkey, Erdogan is now locking up journalists

Jazz Shaw Nov 05, 2016 10:01 AM

Detained with no trial scheduled or expected

Oct 2016
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Tyranny update: Turkey’s Erdogan seeks to begin executing his enemies

Jazz Shaw Oct 31, 2016 9:21 AM

Heads may roll… literally

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Erdogan: No, we’re going to attack Raqqa

Ed Morrissey Oct 27, 2016 10:11 AM

Right after they attack the Kurds, natch.

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Oh look… Putin and Erdogan are getting even cozier and signing a new energy deal

Jazz Shaw Oct 11, 2016 12:01 PM

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

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In Turkey, Erdogan continues the purge of thousands more police chiefs

Jazz Shaw Oct 04, 2016 9:21 AM

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

Aug 2016
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Right on schedule, Kim Jong Un would like to be buddies with Putin

Jazz Shaw Aug 15, 2016 9:21 PM

Friends with terrible benefits

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Erdogan and Putin are patching things up in a bad sign for the US

Jazz Shaw Aug 09, 2016 6:31 PM

Isn’t that sweet…

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Inevitable: Turkey accuses US military of helping to plot coup

Jazz Shaw Aug 03, 2016 10:41 AM

Quite the ally we’ve got there…

Jul 2016
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What does John Kerry plan to do about Erdogan and Turkey?

Jazz Shaw Jul 20, 2016 12:01 PM

Not a promising start

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The beginning of the purge in Turkey didn’t take long at all

Jazz Shaw Jul 18, 2016 2:01 PM

Bring out yer dead

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The coup in Turkey seems to be just the excuse Erdogan needed

Jazz Shaw Jul 17, 2016 11:01 AM

Strong man getting stronger