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Notes on Turkey and Syria, #2

Notes on Turkey and Syria, #2 from ‘Just World News’ with Helena Cobban by Helena Turkish FM Davutoglu today told a couple of media outlets (including the NYT) that Syrian President Bashar al-Asad should launch a “shock therapy” version of political reform. Did he use … Continue reading

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The Reverse Orientalism of the Turkish Left

The Reverse Orientalism of the Turkish Left from Informed Comment: Global Affairs by Murat Cem Menguc by Murat Cem Mengüç During a recent workshop entitled “Violence in Ottoman Anatolia” at New York University, Christine Philliou summed up the emergence of the Turkish … Continue reading

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Revolution is in the Air: 3/30/11: repression in Bahrain: not in the US press

INDEX The WikIileaks News & Views Blog for Wednesday, Day 123 from The Nation Blogs: Media Fix by Greg Mitchell EVENTS repression in Bahrain: not in the US press from The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي الغاضب by noreply@blogger.com (As’ad AbuKhalil) Hundreds of … Continue reading

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More on Turkey/Syria

More on Turkey/Syria from ‘Just World News’ with Helena Cobban by Helena On Monday, I blogged that I thought Turkey’s role in helping urge/midwife a successful push for reform in Syria could be key. I gave a few reasons for this– chiefly, the … Continue reading

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Eissenstat: Libya and Turkey

I have a comment at the end of this article. Eissenstat: Libya and Turkey Posted on 03/18/2011 by Juan Howard Eissenstat writes in a guest column for Informed Comment: Libya and Turkey: Ankara’s foreign policy goes off key For a … Continue reading

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Turkey Flotilla Inquiry: Activists Killed ‘Execution Style’

Turkey Flotilla Inquiry: Activists Killed ‘Execution Style’ from Tikun Olam-תקון עולם: Make the World a Better Place by Richard Silverstein 1 person liked this Furkan Dogan, 19 year old Turkish-American, killed execution style by IDF after being wounded (All Voices) Turkey’s investigation … Continue reading

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