Except for the first surprise entry into the Crimea, every move so far by the Kremlin has not only ignored the future, but runs counter to Russia's historic geopolitical interests.
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I can't think of any place in the world where the crossroad of cultures is more apparent than in Istanbul, a 2010 European Capital of Culture.
I want to sing here, briefly but heartfelt, of one of Istanbul's eternal glories, regardless of the year: this Bosphorus.
biggest Turkish Festival in
the history of the U.S. -- "Turkish Days in New York" -- is now upon us.
It is bringing the Grand Bazaar on the beaut...
Obama seems to see Turkey, which has friendly relations with Israel, as potentially a much stronger partner than any other NATO nation, perhaps even Britain.
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