Category: Middle East

  • THE MAN WHO SNIFFED PARADISE

    THE MAN WHO SNIFFED PARADISE

      Some like the perfume from Spain I’m sure that if, I took even one sniff, It would bore me terrifically, too, Yet I get a kick out of you. Cole Porter, I Get A Kick Out Of You As a boy, he used to kiss his mother’s feet and it made her nervous. No, […]

  • Former Mossad chief: For the first time, I fear for the future of Zionism

    Former Mossad chief: For the first time, I fear for the future of Zionism

    The nation of Israel is galloping blindly toward Bar Kochba’s war on the Roman Empire. The result of that conflict was 2,000 years of exile. By Shabtai Shavit From the beginning of Zionism in the late 19th century, the Jewish nation in the Land of Israel has been growing stronger in terms of demography and […]

  • SOMETHING’S COMING

    SOMETHING’S COMING

    The truth is this. The Turkish people are fed up with the Turkish people. It’s as simple and as complicated as that.

  • AMERICAN BOYZ N THE HOOD

    AMERICAN BOYZ N THE HOOD

    Yesterday, clearly, directly, in a street-theater performance, Turkish “boyz” encountered American “boyz” in the Turkish “hood.” The US embassy in Turkey called the incident “appalling.” What is appalling is the embassy’s ignorance and arrogance.

  • Greece should bet on Turkish semi-democracy rather than Egyptian dictatorship

      I was planning to write a follow up to the latest article I wrote about Turkish-Greek cultural cooperation, which I learned had been translated and published on a number of Greek websites. However, the recent cool winds blowing in the Mediterranean changed the focus of this article. The discovery of gas in the Mediterranean […]