Recep Tayyip Erdogan

GRANNY GOES ONLINE: Hillary Clinton Tweets Trump Parody Riddled With Genital References

Soon-to-be Democratic frontrunner can't stop posting

Failed politician and likely 2020 presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is either unable or unwilling to stop behaving like someone preparing to enter the underwhelming field of Democratic primary candidates. She keeps logging on, posting things on social-media platforms, and accusing her critics of being Russian spies.

Turkey Plans Presence Across Northeast Syria, Erdogan Says

Smoke rises from a building near the Syrian town of Ras al-Ain as seen from the Turkish border town of CeylanpinarISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey will set up a dozen observation posts across northeast Syria, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday, insisting that a planned "safe zone" will extend much further than U.S. officials said was covered under a fragile ceasefire deal.

Syria: Endgame

Column: Americans are getting the retreat they voted for

SyriaThe slaughter going on in Syria is not a consequence of American presence. It's a consequence of a withdrawal and a betrayal by this president of American allies and American values. —Pete Buttigieg, October 15 Mr. Mayor has a point. For 75 years, from Fulda Gap to the 38th Parallel, the American soldier has been the last line of defense against violence, chaos, and oppression. From Kosovo to Anbar, he has kept a lid on cauldrons of bloodlust. Remove him, and the poison boils over.

Trump Sends Emergency Delegation to Turkey Amid Bloody Offensive in Syria

Declares national emergency in Syria

Turkish soldiers and Turkey-backed Syrian fighters gather on the northern outskirts of the Syrian city of Manbij near the Turkish borderA delegation of senior Trump administration officials will depart for Turkey "as soon as possible" to negotiate a ceasefire following Ankara's bloody offensive into Syria that killed civilians and helped to reinvigorate the ISIS terror group, according to senior administration officials.

Graham: Congress Won’t Abandon the Kurds

'When Turkey goes into Syria, they're not going in to fight ISIS'

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R., S.C.) said Congress won't abandon the Kurds in Northern Syria, as Turkey launched military operations into the region on Wednesday.

Erdogan’s AK Party Defeated in Istanbul Mayoral Election

'In this city today, you have fixed democracy'

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey's opposition has dealt President Tayyip Erdogan a stinging blow by winning control of Istanbul in a re-run mayoral election, breaking his aura of invincibility and delivering a message from voters unhappy over his ever tighter grip on power.

RIP, Turkish Democracy

With his iron fist, President Erdogan has crushed a decades-long period of free and fair elections in Turkey

When he was mayor of Istanbul in the 1990s, now-Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan compared democracy to a streetcar. "You ride it until you arrive at your destination," he said. "Then you step off." On Monday, Erdogan stepped off the streetcar.

Wiretaps: Turkey Aided Passage of Militant ISIS Terrorists Into Syria

Report exposes Turkey's role in aiding ISIS fighters

Turkish President Recep Tayyip ErdoganA cache of wiretaps originating in Turkey appear to show the government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan aiding the passage of militant fighters tied to the ISIS terror group into and out of Syria, according to new reports that are raising questions about Turkey's commitment to its military alliance with Washington, D.C.