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Erdogan Strikes Again

On Wednesday, bodyguards for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan attacked peaceful protestors outside the residence of the Turkish Ambassador to the US in Washington, DC. The scenes evoked images from Erdogan’s visit last year, when clashes erupted during protests near the Brookings Institution where he was scheduled to give a speech. In both, cases security […]

Erdogan Brings His Crackdown to DC

On Thursday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s planned speech at the Brookings Institution was the scene of loud protests and scuffles between demonstrators and Turkish Security. Inside the event, Turkish Security attempted to remove several journalists they considered unfriendly. Erdogan was in DC to attend the Nuclear Security Summit. Brookings’ staff were forced to intervene. Strobe Talbott, Brookings President, even threatened to cancel the […]

Egypt Burning…Again

On Sunday, Egyptians took to the streets to protest Mohamed Morsi’s year long tenure as president of Egypt. This was the second time in a little over two years that nationwide anti-government protests threatened to overthrow the government. The Egyptian military has called on the government to respond to the demands of people within 48 […]

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