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The Republic of Turkey: Her Role in the World’s Geopolitical Balance

Summary Turkey emerged as a secular republic, in 1923, from the remnants of the Ottoman Empire which was partitioned into several countries by the allied victors of the First World War. Turkey has since become a important strategic partner with … Continue reading

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Chronologies of Tyranny, War and Genocide

Eva and I spent three days in Budapest during April, 2004. We visited a museum showing an exhibit of the history of Samizdat. I photographed a large display of the chronology of this “underground” effort toward freedom of expression, and … Continue reading

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