August 11, 2016 “Impious Mars rages through the world: Just as when the chariots stream from the starting gates, Add to their speed each lap, and the charioteer tugging vainly at the bridles, Is dragged on by the horses, the chariot not responding to the reins.” Thus did Virgil’s poem Georgics describe the aftershock of… Continue reading

Jan 31, 2016 I was deeply moved by your tearful humanitarian plea to your colleagues in the Turkish Parliament for ambulances to remove 28 maimed and bleeding Kurdish civilians—victims of Turkey’s lawless war—to hospitals in the town of Cizre in Turkish Kurdistan. I am even more stirred that you have now camped at the Ministry… Continue reading

15/01/2016 Çima Serok Obama ji ber wan mafên mirovan yên kuTirkîye bêrawestan binpê dike bêdeng dimîne? Gava Hikumeta Tirkan, kurdan bombebaran dike, ma Emerikayê çavê xwe li wan bineqîne? Emerîka ji dewleta Tirkan re çekan dabîn dike. Lê Tirkiye van çekan ji bo gelên kurd qetil bike kar tîne, ku ew tekane hêza kurd ya… Continue reading

Nov 15, 2015 My cheers for Russian President Vladimir Putin are tongue-in-check, based on his vow to bomb the Islamic State cutthroats and their cousins who are battling the Syrian regime of Bashar Assad. The man who demolished Grozny, the Chechen capital, and renamed its main boulevard after himself believes in the supremacy of brute… Continue reading