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Why the Calais migrant “crisis” is not even that much of a crisis

Anyone remotely informed on current events is most likely aware, or would have at least even briefly heard about the recent outbreak of refugees attempting to gain entry in Britain from Calais – even those who are not politically engaged to a great extent. As with most incidents involving immigration, many particular scaremongering outlets of the mass media have dug … Continue reading

Why is Turkey targeting the PKK? And how Turkey could be supporting ISIS

The rabid upsurge of Kurdish resistance, notably from the Marxist-leaning PKK (Kurdistan Worker’s Party), has unsettled the Turkish government since 1978. While generally portrayed as less of a threat than ISIS, they are still pigeonholed a terrorist group by both the Turkish and the United States governments. The Turkish establishment has administered numerous attacks on … Continue reading