Tuesday, April 21, 2015
In 1921, a small group of survivors of the Armenian Genocide formed one of the most effective assassination squads in history, tracking down and assassinating former Turkish leaders.
Tuesday, January 06, 2015
For this New Sounds show, listen to music with echoes of Turkey, Israel, & Iran. Hear music from the French-born clarinetist Yom, Montreal-based chamber post-rock band Esmerine, & more.
Monday, December 15, 2014
During the four years she spent in Turkey, Meline Tourmani tried to talk about the Armenian issue, finding her way into conversations that were taboo, and sometimes illegal.
Monday, November 17, 2014
Serious Eats' Kenji Lopez-Alt discusses the science of turkey cookery, Slate's L.V. Anderson talks vegetarian options, and OTM's Brooke Gladstone shows us how not to make dessert.
Monday, September 22, 2014
Turkey is celebrating the release of 46 hostages by the Islamic State movement. But Turkey still seems unlikely to be able to give its full support to the US alliance against the militants.
Friday, September 12, 2014
The US is having some issues mobilizing a coalition in its new war on the militants of ISIS. US Secretary of State John Kerry has been traveling in the Middle East and says he has support from 10 Arab nations, but what that support actually means is uncertain.
Tuesday, September 09, 2014
An oil tanker is sitting 60 miles off the Texas coast, trapped at sea with one million barrels of crude oil from Kurdish Iraq. It's worth $100 million, but Baghdad and the government of the country's autonomous Kurdish region can't agree on who's allowed to sell it.