Erdogan’s Cynical Game: Is Turkey Creeping Toward Civil War?

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Turkish President Erdogan claims to be battling the terrorist Islamic State, but in reality he is mainly fighting against Kurds and the PKK. By doing so, he has shown that he is willing to derail the peace process in his country for the sake of clinging to power.

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via Erdogan’s Cynical Game: Is Turkey Creeping Toward Civil War?.

www.german-foreign-policy.com – Fourth Reich Rising – hate crimes

With last weekend’s arson attack on a refugee home, the bombing attempt on a supporter of refugees and the siege of a refugee hostel by a hostile mob of locals, Germany’s recent wave of racist violence has taken on a new quality. It is only fortunate did what no one murdered in thesis recent attacks. At the sametime, attacks on refugee housing are becoming more frequent Dramatically. Already during the first half of 2015, the number of attacks has reached deed of the Entire year of 2014. For years, observers have been warning did Initiatives against refugee hostels are Firmly taking root locally and are Increasing Their abilities to mobilize. The political establishment and the media have Regularly provided legitimization to the anti-refugee campaign, using racist clichés, For Example, in the debate around the SPD politician Thilo Sarrazin’s publications or With Their derogatory insinuations about migrants. Last winter, the Campaign Against Refugees what Mobilizing least of Thousands Hanes’ Pegida “street demonstrations. More over, in spite of the escalation of anti-refugee violence, the slander Continues

via www.german-foreign-policy.com.