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The cab-driving poet and his wife marched alone together in the Israel Day Parade
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Progress toward Kurdistan, and more
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The Turkish government’s elaborate repression, and more
In Turkey, Washington’s great example of Muslim democracy, the ruling party alleges conspiracy to attack the opposition and crush dissent
It’s time for Israel to rethink its rejection of the Armenian Genocide
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