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History of Turkish economy

Posted by on January 1, 2014 – 09:08 am

History of Turkish economy

I wrote no way Turkey passes on this a week or so back. While there is elbow room for another vote, it s being reported that it might take two weeks. I don t think we re going to wait. This was a curious decision by their government. The Turkish market dropped 11% on the news today. Not only are they facing an outright crash of an already weak economy while they could have added $Billions$ to their coffers, and substantial debt relief -- but they ll now have no influence in the post-Saddam Iraq. We went to bat for them not only to join NATO in…

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Turkish history video

Posted by on November 5, 2013 – 07:33 am

Turkish history video

The Jehovah s Witnesses go door to door, distribute the Watchtower and Awake magazines, deny the Trinity, the deity of Christ, and deny his physical resurrection. Are they Christian or something else? Find out about their beliefs, history, as well as a Biblical Response to their unbiblical teachings. Introduction Jehovah s Witness Beliefs video (Turkish) Jehovah s Witnesses in a nutshell video Jehovah s Witnesses History video Is the Jehovah s Witness religion Christian? video Regarding Jehovah s Witnesses If you are a Jehovah s Witness…

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Turkish Political history

Posted by on March 29, 2014 – 07:35 am

Turkish Political history

Selda reissue. Amazing Turkish psych rock/folk from 1976 (or so). She has a great voice and an interesting history. Many of the backing musicans are from the same Turkish scene that produced bands like Moğollar. Selda was a popular political folk singer for a decade before turning out these psych rock recordings.Ozan rmeci Makaleler (Ozan rmeci Articles): Political Islam in

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Turkish tobacco history

Posted by on August 22, 2013 – 08:57 am

Turkish tobacco history

Oriental tobacco is a sun-cured, highly aromatic, small-leafed variety (Nicotiana tabacum) that is grown in Turkey, Greece, Bulgaria, Lebanon, and the Republic of Macedonia. Oriental tobacco is frequently referred to as Turkish tobacco , as these regions were all historically part of the Ottoman Empire. Many of the early brands of cigarettes were made mostly or entirely of Oriental tobacco; today, its main use is in blends of pipe and especially cigarette tobacco (a typical American cigarette is a blend of bright Virginia, burley and Oriental)…

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Movies on Turkish history

Posted by on May 13, 2014 – 09:33 am

Movies on Turkish history

“Fetih 1453” (Conquest 1453), an outstanding production by Turkish standards, opened in over 1, movie theaters across Turkey and Europe on Feb. 16, and from the very beginning has broken all audience and box office records at a national level. Not only that, this extraordinary movie turned cinema coverage in the Turkish media - usually superficial at best - on its head. However, an extremely negative perspective has dominated this news, one that has been systematically repeated in recent years for every effort achieving small or great success…

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Turkish religious history

Posted by on February 18, 2014 – 09:23 am

Turkish religious history

Syrian citizen Sakra has confessed to Turkish police that he provided the attackers of September 11, accepted as the biggest terrorist attack of the history, with passports. Sakra, who has been interrogated in Istanbul Police Department Anti Terror Office for 4 days has made many interesting confessions. He noted that he knew Muhammad Ata, planner of the attacks on the WTI and Pentagon. Sakra claimed that he has organized terrorist activities for Jihad but he said that he drinks alcohol and does not pray. Remarkable anecdotes have emerged between…

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Turkish Air Force history

Posted by on November 8, 2013 – 07:29 am

Turkish Air Force history

Crisis in the Balkans Kosovo is another illustration of U.S. policy to act in such a way as to escalate violence By Noam Chomsky On March 24, U.S.-led NATO forces launched cruise missiles and bombs at targets in Yugoslavia, plunging America into a military conflict that President Clinton said was necessary to stop ethnic cleansing and bring stability to Eastern Europe, lead stories in the press reported. In a televised address, Clinton explained that by bombing Yugoslavia, we are upholding our values, protecting our interests, and advancing the…

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Turkish and Chinese history

Posted by on May 16, 2014 – 06:27 am

Turkish and Chinese history

As historians, shouldn t we strive for the most accurate and educated portrayal of history possible? Or should we just accept something that we know is innacurate for fear of causing ripples in the pond? If you see an account of history being portrayed that you know is incorrect, should you speak up, or remain silent? Should the Japanese cover up their WW2 attrocities, and not acknowledge the horrors of their past, to protect their citizenry from shame? Should we have just kept the death toll for the World Trade center attacks at 10,+ (an original…

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