Persecutions of the Greeks in Turkey Since the Beginning of

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 7.44 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Thanks to events in Russia and Syria, Turkey lost its rivalry with Iran to be China’s Middle Eastern pivot. Here is what has been inherited from previous foreign policy. The geopolitical dynamic of the Persian Gulf would be transformed for everyone. In a reversal of its policy of non-interference, Turkey has thrown its weight behind the Syrian rebels. Not to be confused with a purda (the total veil with only a slit for the eyes), which is rarely seen in Iran (only in parts).

Continue reading

Ambassador Morgenthau's Story

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 7.30 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Ethnically, it embraces Arabs, Persians, Turks, Kurds, Armenians, and, until recently, Greeks, as well as many pockets of ancient ethnicities and religions. To put it another way, this is a conflict between the supporters of Prime Minister Erdogan’s single-handed management of the political, economic and social life of the country a la Louis XIV, and those who have been victims of his rule, as in the case of over 700 students (according to the Initiative for Solidarity with Detained Students) and more than 50 journalists behind bars at the moment who have been charged under vague terrorism laws.

Continue reading

Turkey and the Turks; an account of the lands, the peoples,

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 9.10 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Turkey is the only NATO member in the Middle East and shares a 500-mile border with Syria and a 200-mile border with Iraq. British soldiers in formation before the ancient Sphinx and pyramids on Egypt's Giza Plateau, c. 1893 [ enlarge ] While Ottoman power waned, the influence of the European nation-states grew. Observers in Turkey are also questioning the feasibility of a deep-water pipeline from Israel to Greece that would run through Cyprus because of the sheer distance involved: The span of water from Israel to Turkey’s Ceyhan port is a quarter of that to the Greek mainland.

Continue reading

The Turks Today

Format: Hardcover

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 11.80 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Ahmed-Ullah,Sam Roe, and Laurie Cohen reported that "Brotherhood members helped form TheIslamic Society of North America, the umbrella group for the Muslim Youth ofNorth America and the Muslim Students Association, but that their overallinfluence has been limited." "The Groups that the Brotherhood helped formprinted Islamic books, many of which were distributed at mosques and on collegecampuses. Moreover, “governments are providing their populations with the wide range of genuine public goods and services: defense, national security, education, health, social security, employment, an impressive network of infrastructure, etc.

Continue reading

Spring Fever: The Illusion of Islamic Democracy

Format: Print Length

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 9.94 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

The Middle East is also the origin point for many of the religions and belief systems which help define modern civilizations today. During the 80s Egypt fount itself generally isolated from its Arab partners for having signed the Camp David Accord; Turkey was going through its own internal political crises with the military taking over the helm of government. The movement was also labelled Turkish Neoclassical or the National Architectural Renaissance. [335] The leading architects of this movement were Vedat Tek (1873–1942), Mimar Kemaleddin Bey (1870–1927), Arif Hikmet Koyunoğlu (1888–1982) and Giulio Mongeri (1873–1953). [336] Notable buildings from this era are the Grand Post Office in Istanbul (1905–1909), Tayyare Apartments (1919–1922), [337] Istanbul 4th Vakıf Han (1911–1926), [338] State Art and Sculpture Museum (1927–1930), [339] Ethnography Museum of Ankara (1925–1928), [340] the first Ziraat Bank headquarters in Ankara (1925–1929), [341] the first Türkiye İş Bankası headquarters in Ankara (1926–1929), [342] Bebek Mosque, [343] and Kamer Hatun Mosque. [344] [345] The most popular sport in Turkey is association football (soccer). [346] Galatasaray won the UEFA Cup and UEFA Super Cup in 2000. [347] The Turkish national football team finished 3rd and won the bronze medal at the 2002 FIFA World Cup and at the 2003 FIFA Confederations Cup; while also reaching the semi-finals (finishing 3rd by goals difference) at the UEFA Euro 2008. [348] Other mainstream sports such as basketball and volleyball are also popular.

Continue reading

Egyptian Sepulchres And Syrian Shrines Including Some Stay

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 6.91 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Their power to influence the future was quite limited. A call for Pan-Arabism was made by Egyptian leader Gamal Abdel Nasser, who had the desire to unite all the nations of the Arab world. I was alerted in May 2015 to the opening of an anonymous new project named Canary Mission and tweeted out information on it: .@CanaryMission is a new org'n that builds bios of US campus anti-#Israel fanatics so future employers will know their full college records. Iran is far from Israel/Palestine and has limited clients in that region.

Continue reading

Turkey, Russia, the Black Sea, and Circassia

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 11.84 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

The election of Hassan Rouhani as the seventh president of Iran in August, and the start of nuclear talks with Iran, have led to the legitimization of China-Iran relations internationally. But I’ve warmed to the argument that the Sykes-Picot arrangement was, in one sense, inadvertently progressive. Regardless of what historians finally credit as the key trigger for peace, the water negotiations provided a consistent side channel for keeping hope alive.

Continue reading

The Eight Volumes of Letters Writ by a Turkish Spy, Who

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 8.80 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Should you wish to enter Bahrain on land, the only way is via the King Fahd Causeway which extends from Saudi Arabia into Bahrain. Alici said. “He antagonizes the protesters on purpose with his harsh words. Pashley 12:57, 24 December 2010 (EST) Removal of Turkey was done here. In addition, Turkey refuses to allow the U. More important, this move requires that the United States redefine its role on the basis of an offshore-balancing strategy and allow regional-security dynamics to operate.

Continue reading

Turkey

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 11.77 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

The national dog breeds are the Anatolian Shepherd, Kangal, Malaklı and Akbaş. [179] The last confirmed death of an Anatolian leopard, closely related to the Persian (Caucasian) leopard and native to the western regions of Anatolia, took place in the Bağözü village of the Beypazarı district in Ankara Province on 17 January 1974. [180] [181] The Persian (Caucasian) leopard is still found in very small numbers in the northeastern and southeastern regions of Turkey. [182] [183] The Caspian tiger is an extinct tiger subspecies (closely related to the Siberian tiger ) which lived in the easternmost regions of Turkey until the latter half of the 20th century, with the last confirmed death in Uludere, February 1970. [182] [184] The Eurasian lynx and the European wildcat are other felid species which are currently found in the forests of Turkey.

Continue reading

The Turkish Empire: The Sultans, the Territory, and the

Format: Hardcover

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 5.08 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

But the Indian government were concerned that a holy war might be ignited in Persia and Afghanistan, thus threatening India, and they wanted British prestige upheld in the Islamic world to avert such a war. Lured by Turkey’s growing security, prosperity, and strengthened minority rights, around 80 Assyrian families have returned to the region since 2006. In Mesopotamia a new commander, General Sir Stanley Frederick Maude, assembled a large force of some 150,000 men, equipped with modern weapons of war.

Continue reading