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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Seymour Hersh argued in his article published at the London Review of Books on April 17
Last week I was in Yayladağı, a district of Hatay in southern Turkey, right on the Turkey-Syria border.
The Turkey-Syria border is on fire. Last week, first a Syrian jet was shot down by Turkey after it crossed into Turkish air space.
The peace process vis-a-vis the Kurdish question has experienced five revolutionary moments so far.
Last week in northern Iraq I had the chance to observe Kurdish politicians’ position vis-à-vis the peace process in Turkey.
KRG Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani furiously said: “The man sitting in Baghdad is trying to put pressure on Kurdistan by cutting the salaries of Kurdish civil servants.
It is quite popular these days to compare the Gezi protests with the uprisings in Ukraine.
Last Thursday, heavy clashes broke out between pro-Assad forces and al-Qaeda-linked groups on the Akçakale gate on the Turkish-Syrian border in southeastern Turkey.
Last week the Turkish Parliament passed legislation that grants a government agency, the Telecommunications Directorate (TİB), the monopoly on Internet regulation.
Turkey’s aid to Syria has been the hottest topic in Turkey since a Syria-bound truck was stopped in the border province of Hatay on Jan. 1 on charges that it was carrying weapons to Syrian rebels.
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