Monthly Archives: Haziran 2016

‘Turkish model is a Middle Eastern now’

The terror attack on Istanbul’s main airport is both a tragic reminder of Turkey’s vulnerability to militant violence as well as yet another sign of the deadly reach of the Islamic State, reports Washington Post: ‘The extremist organization has, as … Okumaya devam et

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‘Brexit: an act of deliberate self-mutilation’

‘An act of  deliberate self-mutilation’ was the headline of what Spiegel’s London correspondent, Christoph Scheurmann, commenting on the Brexit result: ‘Brexit was a decision based on gut instinct rather than reason. The predominant sentiments in play were nostalgia, fear and … Okumaya devam et

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Orwellian State in digital age: Now it’s Poland’s turn to curb internet

The piece by Jan Rydzak, here with some excerpts from Foreign Policy, gives a clue on how trendy the digital fortification has become in the developed world. Yesterday, you were defending thieves; today, you’re defending terrorists.” With these words, uttered early … Okumaya devam et

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NYT: ‘Germans did the right thing; it’s genocide’

NYT editorial: In what has become an almost annual exercise, Turkey has thrown a fit because someone has spoken the truth about its dark past. This time, it has pulled its ambassador from Berlin and threatened dire consequences over a … Okumaya devam et

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