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Allied Footage of Istanbul from 1915 in WW I

Allied Footage of Istanbul from 1915 in WW I

British Pathe | -- "Footage from 1915 of Constantinople, in the Ottoman empire (now Istanbul, Turkey), as the allies approach the city during World War One. Tracking shot on the water (Bosporus…
Turkey again goes down Path of the One-Party State

Turkey again goes down Path of the One-Party State

By Erdağ Göknar (Istanbul) | (ISLAMiCommentary) -- Erdağ Göknar If we read the recent government-ordered police raids against opposition media in reverse, we can get a better sense of how last year’s…
Turkey allows Kurdish Peshmerga to Cross to Kobane

Turkey allows Kurdish Peshmerga to Cross to Kobane

By Juan Cole The Turkish press is reporting that Turkish intelligence is facilitating the crossing of a couple hundred paramilitary troops (Peshmerga) from Iraqi Kurdistan to the Turkish town of Suruç, 16…