The Status of Syrian Nationals Residing in Turkey

The Disorder Of Things

Preface.

I have written this blog post about three weeks ago and have been sitting on it, reflecting about it since then, I was not sure if I wanted to write yet another piece on the “Syrian refugees”. But yesterday, we all woke up to the images of two young children lying on the beach lifeless around Bodrum, Turkey, and having read some of the posts available, I felt the need to post this. This is not a happy or “cool” post. This is a post about dire conditions and technicalities on the status of Syrian nationals living in Turkey, and it should be seen as a plea for assistance, and action.

The children in the pictures were Aylan Kurdi, 3 years old, and his brother Galip Kurdi 5, who drowned along with their mother Rehan Kurdi, on their way to Kos, Greece. They were from Kobane, trying the irregular route…

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The Euro-Summit ‘Agreement’ on Greece – annotated by Yanis Varoufakis

How the Euro Summit agreement should be read

Yanis Varoufakis

The Euro Summit statement (or Terms of Greece’s Surrender – as it will go down in history) follows, annotated by yours truly. The original text is untouched with my notes confined to square brackets (and in red). Read and weep… [For a pdf copy click here.]

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Turkey Plans to Invade Syria, But to Stop the Kurds, Not ISIS – The Daily Beast

Turkey Plans to Invade Syria, But to Stop the Kurds, Not ISIS – The Daily Beast.

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Kurds fight Kurds in Syria – Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East

lso joined IS. Most of them are said

via Kurds fight Kurds in Syria – Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East.

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Emails to Hillary contradict French tale on Libya war – Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East

Emails to Hillary contradict French tale on Libya war – Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East.

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