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SOME INITIAL BACKGROUND THOUGHTS ON THE TURKISH COUP ATTEMPT

The current and now failed coup attempt causing initial disruption in Istanbul and Ankara may indeed be sending shockwaves through Turkey but no one who follows Turkish politics should be overly surprised. For a good few years now the Army has … Continue reading

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THE ETHICS OF AID DELIVERY TO THIRD WORLD COUNTRIES

According to an item in the Guardian (Feb 10) the tear gas canisters fired recently at the protestors in Cairo, and left empty in the streets for all to see, were marked “Made in the USA“.  While foreign aid clearly includes military aid, … Continue reading

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