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New Migrant Surge Hits Greece Despite EU-Turkey Deal

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 18, 2018 at 7:00am 5/18/2018 at 7:00am
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The European Union’s deal with Turkey is failing to stop migrants from crossing into Europe, German media reports suggest. “The number of refugees coming into Europe through Turkey has risen sharply,” writes the German weekly Der Spiegel citing EU officials. In the early months of 2018 over 15,000 migrant crossed over...

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Turkey recalls its ambassador to US over Jerusalem embassy move

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 3:00pm 5/15/2018 at 3:00pm
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Earlier this week, I pondered the lack of American ambassadors to 32 countries, including some critical regional or economic allies.

Now, we are down a Turkish ambassador, albeit temporarily, as that nation has pulled its envoy in response to the opening of the American embassy to Israel in Jerusalem.

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Prosecutors Drop Charges Against 11 of 15 Turkish Officials in D.C. Brawl

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 3:00pm 3/22/2018 at 3:00pm
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Last year, tensions between America and Turkey rose after members of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s security detail attacked and beat up protesters outside of the Turkish embassy.

Those tensions may ease since federal prosecutors have decided to drop charges against 11 of the 15 men charged…even though people caught the brawl...

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Turkey’s bad behavior may be rewarded with German Customs Union

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at 2:00pm 12/27/2017 at 2:00pm
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A week after voting against Israel at the United Nations, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel is proposing an ambitious plan to strengthen relations with the Erdogan regime in Turkey. Gabriel, who also serves as Germany’s Vice Chancellor, wants an EU-wide customs union with Turkey, a move aimed at bringing the Muslim-majority country ‘...

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Turkey Seeking Jail Term for NBA Star Enes Kanter

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 12:00pm 12/20/2017 at 12:00pm
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Back in May, Turkey canceled NBA star Enes Kanter’s passport, leaving Kanter stranded in Romania while on his way back to the states. Kanter has been a vocal opponent of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and supporter of Erdogan’s foe Fetullah Gullen, the man Erdogan blames for everything.

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Mueller Investigating Alleged Deal Between Michael Flynn, Turkey to Hand Over Cleric

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 10, 2017 at 2:30pm 11/10/2017 at 2:30pm

In March, I blogged about a report in The Wall Street Journal, in which former CIA Director James Moosley claimed he attended a meeting with former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn and Turkish Foreign Ministers to discuss removing Fehtullah Gulen, a Turkish cleric living in Pennsylvania. This meeting happened when Flynn...

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Report: Mueller Has Evidence To Bring Charges Against General Flynn, His Son

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 5, 2017 at 1:30pm 11/5/2017 at 1:30pm
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Earlier this week, Professor Jacobson noted that Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation is focused on process crimes and other things unrelated to the purpose of the Trump campaign-Russia collusion investigation.

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So I’ve had to watch several news cycles without being able to jump in. One...

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Turkey, U.S. Suspend Non-Immigrant Visa Services

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 9, 2017 at 5:00pm 10/9/2017 at 5:00pm
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Last week, the Turkish government arrested an employee from the U.S. consulate on alleged links to Fethullah Gulen, the Muslim cleric Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan blames for everything.

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Tillerson: U. S. Does Not Recognize Kurdish Independence Referendum

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 1, 2017 at 5:00pm 10/1/2017 at 5:00pm
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We blogged about the Kurdish Independence vote held last week and about the resulting international threats and tensions, including the closing of Kurdish airports.

Pro-western Iraqi Kurds are disappointed by the lukewarm European response to their overwhelming victory, and can’t be too happy with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s statement that the...

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Resounding “Yes” In Kurdish Independence Vote Leads to International Threats

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at 7:00pm 9/26/2017 at 7:00pm
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Iraqi Kurdish leaders have announced that yesterday’s vote for Kurdish independence was a resounding “yes.”

According to the Kurdish Rudaw news outlet’s live results page, as of this writing, 3,440,616 votes have been counted, with 91.83% voting yes.  Final results are expected Wednesday.

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Enormous Turnout for Kurdish Independence Referendum

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 25, 2017 at 7:45pm 9/25/2017 at 7:45pm
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Last week, we blogged about today’s Kuridsh Independence referendum.  Yesterday’s Kurdish independence rally attracted an enormous crowd, perhaps foreshadowing nearly 80% of the reported 3.9 million registered voters turning out at the polls today.

Jubilant Kurds described today as “the best day of their life” and some even took to flying the Brazilian...

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Dèjá Vu: Erdogan Bodyguards Pummel Protesters on American Soil…AGAIN

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 22, 2017 at 4:00pm 9/22/2017 at 4:00pm
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Gee, this looks familiar. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s bodyguards beat up protesters in New York City right before Erdogan said a speech. From The New York Post:

As soon as Erdogan enters the stage a protester can be heard on a Periscope video shouting “You’re a terrorist! Get out of...

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Turkish President Erdogan Insists Jailed Journalists are Terrorists

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 3:00pm 9/21/2017 at 3:00pm
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is back in America (Remember the last time he came? His bodyguards attacked people). He spoke at the Bloomberg Global Business Forum where he insisted the journalists Turkish authorities jailed after a failed “coup” are terrorists. From Quartz:

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Germany: Merkel Warns of “Decisive Action” Against NATO Ally Turkey

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 2, 2017 at 2:30pm 9/2/2017 at 2:30pm
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NATO ally Turkey seems to be going out of its way to tweak German Chancellor Angela Merkel.  Last month, Turkey arrested, among others, a German citizen, and Merkel called the move “unacceptable.”

Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan appears to have been unimpressed because his government just arrested two more Germans.  Merkel has...

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Israel Busts Major Hamas Terror Money Laundering Ring

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 4, 2017 at 11:30am 8/4/2017 at 11:30am
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Israel’s security service, Shin Bet, has busted a major money laundering ring run by Hamas that funnelled hundreds of thousands of dollars into building terrorist infrastructure in Judea and Samaria. Hamas operatives were using Turkey as a base for their terror financing operations, revealed a press release issued by Israel’s Minister...

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Turkish Women Tell Men: “Don’t Mess With My Outfit”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 31, 2017 at 6:35pm 7/31/2017 at 6:35pm
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Over the weekend, females gathered in Istanbul’s Maçka Democracy Park to protest against harassment other females have received for not dressing conservatively enough.

The Hürriyet Daily News reported:

Women shouted slogans, chanting, “Do not mess with my clothes, my shorts, my life” and “Women are powerful together.” People sitting in the park showed...

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NATO Ally Turkey Strains Ties With The U. S., Germany, and the UK

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 23, 2017 at 3:30pm 7/23/2017 at 3:30pm
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NATO ally Turkey seems intent on alienating its western allies from the United States to Germany and the UK. Turkey has arrested German citizens at London-based Amnesty International and released the locations of American military bases and assets.

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