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New Media, Old Threats

PEN American Center | Posted 09.02.2013 | World
PEN American Center

With the tools to broadcast opinions and ideas now in the hands of millions of Turkish citizens, the question is not whether social media should or should not abide by Turkey's laws, but whether Turkey will amend its laws to permit and protect peaceful dissent.

BOTH SIDES NOW: After 9/11, Is Obama's NSA Really a Version of Hoover's FBI?

HuffPost Radio | Posted 06.17.2013 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpg Talk about 'Beyond Right & Left' -- when Franken-Rove clash with Scahill-Beck over the NSA program, knee-jerkers are confused. So Huffington & Matalin debate domestic snooping not by Hoover against protestors in the '60s but by Obama after 9/11 and Boston. Is Snowden an Ellsberg or Manning?

'These Protests Must End Immediately'

Reuters | Posted 08.06.2013 | World

By Humeyra Pamuk and Ayla Jean Yackley ISTANBUL, June 7 (Reuters) - Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan flew back to a Turkey rocked by days...

Questions Raised Over Syria's Downing of Turkish Reconnaissance Aircraft

Dorian de Wind | Posted 08.28.2012 | World
Dorian de Wind

While Turkey's NATO allies publicly support Turkey in the downing by Syria of Turkey's unarmed, two-seat RF-4E Phantom -- a reconnaissance version of ...

Turkish Prime Minister Admits Ethnic Cleansing

Harut Sassounian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Harut Sassounian

Erdogan is politically shrewd enough to realize that his condemnation of fascism would resonate at home and in the West, while winning him accolades and support against his powerful domestic opponents.