Category Archives: Turkey

Angles III

So China has oil interests in Myanmar, where the Rohingya are potentially in the way. So Saudi Arabia has interest in funding coordinated Rohingya terrorist acts in Myanmar. Wondered what the current relationship is between China and Saudi Arabia, since … Continue reading

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Hitlerian Lessons: Democracy to Dictatorship in Eighteen Days

Wondered, in terms of current concerns in Egypt, Turkey, Tunisia and Libya about Islamist-based parties usurping democracy, whether there might be lessons from the past. Hitler provides a number, it would appear. At issue is when a party is democratically … Continue reading

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Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia

My friend, Husam Azhar, commented on the beauty of Turkey, to which my friend, Neil Remington Abramson, responded. Neil comments further, as follows (e-mail correspondence reproduced with permission): The Blue Mosque and the Hagia Sophia are both very special. The … Continue reading

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What May Be Seen: Turkey

Wrote about the midnight bus between Montreal and Toronto. Wrote some, but definitely not all. In an internet search, could not find bus driver recollections of those particular times. Instead, closest I could find was a passenger recollection of the … Continue reading

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