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Great @martinchulov read: "If there was no American prison in #Iraq, there would be no #IS now. Bucca was a factory.” theguardian.com/world/2014/dec…
"He doesn’t have a sense of self the way most people do. It’s as if he were the wind, or the weather itself." nyr.kr/1BhxYUQ
Devoured @peterpomeranzev's Nothing is True and Everything is Possible, capturing #Russia's tragic absurdity. Dizzying, brilliant & spot-on.
Interesting choice of photo. RT @HDNER: #Nobel laureate writer #OrhanPamuk slams climate of 'fear' in #Turkey bit.ly/1s8ifzh
Sunnis Fear Permanent Displacement From Iraqi Town, via @nytimes nytimes.com/2014/12/06/wor…
This is rather awesome. RT @nytimes: NYT invited poet Robert Pinsky to write the news in verse nyti.ms/1rW0eUx pic.twitter.com/Dh68bPBkGq
"You travel to get somewhere, and you travel for the sake of adventure, for the scenery, for being in motion, for... fb.me/1p8w3ctXy
Italian Photojournalist Andrea Rocchelli was killed by mortar fire in #Ukraine edition.cnn.com/2014/11/30/wor…
The Mine Disaster That Shook Turkey, via @nytimes nytimes.com/2014/11/30/mag…
Read this: Her name was Miriam Carey. A u-turn at a White House checkpoint cost her her life. washingtonpost.com/sf/style/2014/…
Beautiful photographs capturing joy in joyless surroundings by youth living in the Zaatari refugee camp nytimes.com/2014/11/21/spo…
#Turkey's #Erdogan on women: "You can't tell them to go out and dig the soil. This is against their delicate nature." tinyurl.com/l2rk3n6
Great piece by @ddknyt on the entrenched corruption plaguing #Iraq's military. Big obstacle in fight w #ISIS nytimes.com/2014/11/24/wor…
There can be no peace until they renounce their Rabbit God and accept our Duck God. pic.twitter.com/u4qZssrlxb
Really enjoyed reading George Packer's @NewYorker profile of Angela Merkel nyr.kr/1xliuwe
Just awful. At least 45 killed and dozens injured in a suicide attack targeting a volleyball match in #Afghanistan's #Paktika province.
Hour’s Drive Outside Kabul, Taliban Reign: "In areas like this, it is the govt that operates in the shadows" nytimes.com/2014/11/23/wor…
With Borscht and Rifle Scopes, Volunteers Power #Ukraine Forces, via @nytimes nytimes.com/2014/11/23/wor…
A Rape on Campus: A Brutal Assault and Struggle for Justice at UVA lgrd.co/1zIs63m #longreads @RollingStone pic.twitter.com/LRNXWxru8y
In a shift, Obama signs secret order expanding combat mission for the US military in #Afghanistan in 2015 mobile.nytimes.com/2014/11/22/us/…
A life on the outskirts: Helmand refugees @ Kabul, Afghanistan instagram.com/p/mdPdbUJf62/
The excellent @janearraf reports on Iraqi Yazidi families buying back girls from #ISIS & the struggle to re-integrate goo.gl/xzhPKR
More Than a Battle, Kobani Is a Publicity War via @nytimes nytimes.com/2014/11/20/wor…
#Turkey plans to go ahead with redevelopment of Istanbul's #Gezi Park, same project that spurred deadly protests m.aljazeera.com/story/20141119…
Cleanup and hunt for body parts after suicide blast in #Iraq's #Erbil today. Photo by mitchprothero instagram.com/p/vk9TTRySAz/
A worrying development: Suicide blast rocks #Iraq's oil-rich city of #Erbil, which had largely been spared violence aljazeera.com/news/middleeas…
"Conversion was never protection. It was not ISIS’s goal to make Kassig a Muslim, nor was it in its interest to... fb.me/2NAucnI7d
Meanwhile, a few blocks from my home in #Istanbul: pic.twitter.com/V4FUrGPhrS
RT @todayszamancom: Turkey to train FSA members in Kırşehir's Hirfanlı district todayszaman.com/diplomacy_turk…
RT @JoeWSJ: Great reporting and detail from @PaulSonne in the no-man's land between Ukrainian and Russian forces. m.wsj.com/articles/ukrai…
Yazidi Girls Seized by ISIS Speak Out After Escape, via @nytimes nytimes.com/2014/11/15/wor…
And then there's this... RT @Nervana_1: Chechen #IS Militants In #Kobani Vow To Save Kurds "From Communism" rferl.org/content/under-…
Excellent piece on #Syrian refugees working with #Turkey's intel services to kidnap #ISIS fighters voc.tv/1u5sPtH by @jeff_neumann
With #ISIS now an indispensable service provider, US airstrikes disrupt life & anger civilians in #Raqqa mobile.nytimes.com/2014/11/14/wor…
Oh my: Another ‘Putin Tiger’ Reported to Have Crossed Into China, via @nytimes sinosphere.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/11/13/ano…
“The Western world thinks there is no ISIS in their countries — that all the jihadis have gone to fight and die... fb.me/3xQfEA480
RT @NewYorker: Margaret Talbot on the Pill, “the only medication we refer to as if it were the only medication” nyr.kr/1wfSX3i
Pictures of ducklings replace genitals in Turkish biology textbook japantimes.co.jp/news/2014/11/1… (h/t @Meralink)
RT @jackfairweather: Give the Taliban a Chance - we've tried almost every other approach nyti.ms/1ytNyYz
#Turkey: police reportedly detain 12, including a woman, in attack on sailors from #USS Ross in #Istanbul: stripes.com/news/europe/3-…
RT @nxthompson Newly relevant: Adam Higginbotham's classic #longreads about the life of a window washer. ow.ly/EbCUU
#VIDEO: Turkish nationalists attack US sailors in #Istanbul: "We define you as murderers ... get out of our land." tinyurl.com/n2el6z6
Is #Turkey collaborating with #ISIS? Interesting Columbia University report examining the credibility of allegations tinyurl.com/m4qhqwr
"Maybe an incomplete and imperfect effort to contain the Islamic State is as good as it gets. Perhaps the best we... fb.me/6X9LMGMEw
Repatriating The Yellow Dogs: what happened to Iran's rock stars murdered in New York? gu.com/p/43762/stw
Meanwhile, CNN to suspend service in Russia: f24.my/10NwAtc
Hello, My Name Is Stephen Glass, and I’m Sorry newrepublic.com/article/120145…