Turkey Hawks Bird as Israeli Mossad Spy Beacon, Ruffles Feathers

Bird-brained conspiracy theories keep a tenacious foothold in the Arab Middle East, where science lags behind the West

Israeli-Turkish Détente Hits the Snag We Knew It Would

It’s never been about the money

Turkish Jews Fear Anti-Semitic Backlash

After prime minister linked anti-government protests to “Jewish Diaspora”

Glenn Greenwald’s Sick Brew of NSA Leaks and Anti-Israel Hysteria

Blogger’s bizarre ideology sees America and Israel in active cahoots to destroy the freedoms of the entire world

Sundown: Syrian Troops Seize Strategic Villages

Plus Hong Kong’s Jewish high school graduates its first class, and more

How Plato and Aristotle Help Us Understand the Tyranny of Bashar al-Assad

Today’s upheaval in the Arab world has antecedents in past revolutions. So, why are the lessons lost on U.S. policymakers?

Daybreak: Protests Erupt in Turkey

Plus Alicia Keys confirms Israeli concert, Lou Reed recovering, and more

Obama’s Turkey

The president’s favorite Muslim democrat is turning into just another Middle Eastern despot

Sundown: Turkey and Israel Near Reconciliation

Plus, a most-wanted Nazi gets arrested and Proust gets impersonated

Daybreak: Al-Qaeda Plot Against Turkish Shul Foiled

Plus diplomats say chemical weapons were used by Assad in Syria

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