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  • Lauren Winslow & Timur Taluy

    Lauren Winslow & Timur Taluy
    On his first date with Lauren Winslow in 2009, Timur Taluy took her to an Oxnard dive bar. But by the time he proposed, he’d really upped his game. Taluy, whose father is from Turkey, took Winslow abroad in 2010 to meet some of his relatives. In...
  • EGYPT: What it means when protesters wave shoes

     
    When protesters in Cairo's Tahrir Square heard President Hosni Mubarak's natioanl address, in which he refused to step down, many took off their shoes and waved them in the air. "The message of the shoes is clear," British blogger k2p......
  • ISRAEL: Neighbors watchful as Israel demarcates maritime borders with Cyprus

     
    Huge gas fields discovered recently under the Mediterranean seabed have raised high hopes in Israel, a small, high-consumption country seeking alternative energy resources and a greater degree of independence from imports. In a different geopolitical...
  • TURKEY: Ahead of critical 2011 elections, Erdogan retains strong position

     
    As Turkey heads toward national elections next year, the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) finds itself in a strong position. A major test for the AKP and opposition parties was the referendum in September — the results constituted a......
  • TURKEY: Business interests drive Ankara's rejection of Western policies

     
    Turkey's assertive foreign policy and increasing overtures to non-Western governments -- most notably, Iran -- have led to increasing concern in the United States and Europe. But its decisions are driven more by ambition and economic aspirations than a...
  • TURKEY: Ankara adds Israel to list of strategic security threats

     
    Turkey and Israel are at it again, but this time it's over reports that Turkey has added Israel to its so-called "Red Book," the top-secret security document that lists the country's threats and enemies. Israeli tourism minister Stas Misezhnikov struck......
  • TURKEY: Ankara suspicious that Israel's security behind U.S. push for regional missile shield

     
    Is the United States using NATO to protect its special friend in the Middle East: Israel? That's what Turkey suspects may be behind a U.S.-led push for an anti-missile defense system in Turkey, intended to ward off an Iranian attack.......
  • Western Turkey by rail is efficient if not altogether romantic

    Western Turkey by rail is efficient if not altogether romantic
    It seemed like a brilliant idea at the time: touring Turkey by train. Turkey was at the top of my list of countries I had yet to conquer, and trains have long been my favorite mode of transportation. Conjuring images of the old Orient Express, I...
  • Talking to Turkey, but Islam is listening

    Talking to Turkey, but Islam is listening
    "They say we are at war with Islam. This is the whispered line of the extremist who has nothing to offer in this battle of ideas but blame. ... We are not at war with Islam. But too often since 9/11, the extremists have defined us. ... When I am...
  • Turkey's religious bent

    In his Blowback, "My party is good for Turkey," Egemen Bagis does what can only be described as a hatchet job on Soner Cagaptay, director of the Turkish Research Program at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. Bagis, who is a foreign policy...
  • Turkish fighters bomb northern Iraq

    Turkish jets bombed several villages in northern Iraq early Sunday in the most aggressive action in years against Kurdish rebels who take sanctuary in the Kurdistan border region of Iraq. Local officials said at least one civilian was killed and several...