National Sections of the L5I:

Middle-East

Turkey; a regime on the way to Bonapartism

Although, in an interview with Germany's public broadcaster, ARD, Angela Merkel ducked the question, “how democratic is Turkey now?”, the answer has been clear for a long time: the political strength Read more...

Statement on the Assault on Eastern Aleppo

The brutal attack on Eastern Aleppo by Russian and Syrian warplanes, bombing with bunker buster, incendiary and barrel bombs, has already killed hundreds of civilians, creating a landscape many have l Read more...

Syria: End the Siege of Aleppo – Russian and Nato forces out of Syria and the Middle East

Since July 7, Syria’s largest city, Aleppo, has witnessed intense fighting after Assad regime forces and their Lebanese and Russian allies cut off the eastern part of the city, with a population of 25 Read more...

The state of emergency in Turkey: No to the “civil coup”!

Although the attempted coup by elements of the Armed Forces on July 15 was successfully defeated, since then, there has been a decisive shift in the balance of power by which the president, Recep Tayy Read more...

Türkiye’deki mülteci sorunu

Alevilerin mülteci kampına karşı protestolarına nasıl bir tepki göstermeli?  Read more...

Great powers fiddle while Syria burns

Syrians in the rebel-held “liberated zones” marked the beginning of the US and Russian-brokered “cessation of hostilities” by coming out onto the streets in their tens of thousands, with anti-Assad ra Read more...

“The parliament is yours, the streets are ours” Let’s take them!

The war on the Kurds in Turkey is not only a business of bombs and tanks, it is also a dirty bureaucratic process. Read more...