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The Leonard Lopate Show

After the Armenian Genocide, a Group of Survivors Transform into Assassins

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.

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The Takeaway

Challenging Turkey's Blind Eye

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

It's been 100 years since the Armenian Genocide, but the Turkish government won't acknowledge its role in the systematic killing of more than a million Armenians.

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New Sounds

Music With Echoes of the Near East (Special Podcast)

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

WNYC
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.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

From An Armenian Community In New Jersey, To Confronting Armenian Taboos In Turkey

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.

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New Sounds

Still More World Music

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

Sample an hour of global music rooted in traditional instruments, and western ones, featuring music by Syrian dabke artist Omar Souleyman and music from Ethio-jazzer Mulatu Astatke .

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The Takeaway

The Sporkful's Tips for Hosting Thanksgiving

Monday, November 24, 2014

Are you a missionary or a martyr? Dan Pashman, host of The Sporkful podcast, shares his favorite tips for hosting Thanksgiving.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Sex, Violence, Espionage and Drama in Istanbul

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Charles King tells the story of how Istanbul entered the modern world and reshaped the meaning of cosmopolitanism.

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New Sounds

Music With Echoes of the Near East

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

For this New Sounds show, listen to music with echoes of Turkey, Israel, & Egypt. Hear music from the French-born clarinetist Yom, Montreal-based chamber post-rock band Esmerine, & more.

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The Sporkful

Why A Turkey Is Like A Tube Of Toothpaste

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.

The Leonard Lopate Show

Recipe: Michael Ruhlman's Thanksgiving Turkey

Friday, November 07, 2014

This may be the one dish that more Americans unite in cooking than any other,

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The Takeaway

Kobani and The Campaign Against ISIS

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

ISIS has released a video claiming that it will soon overtake the Kurdish town of Kobani, a pivotal point for the American campaign.

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

Turkey's role in the war against Isis

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Turkey's role in the war against Isis

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The Takeaway

Turkey's Reluctant Fight Against ISIS

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Domestic politics and a 40-year long conflict with Kurdish separatists have complicated Turkey's relationship with longtime allies.

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The Takeaway

ISIS Surrounds Syrian Town Near Turkish Border

Monday, October 06, 2014

Despite U.S. and allied air strikes, ISIS continued to advance over the weekend surrounding the Kurdish town of Kobani, Syria - very close to the Turkish border.

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New Sounds

New Music a la Turk (or From Turkey)

Monday, September 29, 2014

Hear Turkish music on this New Sounds, with traditional Turkish rhythms, melodies, & instruments. Plus, listen to Turkish musicians, collaborating with the Canadian group, Esmerine. 

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PRI's The World

Turkey's hostage problem is over, but it might stay on the sidelines versus ISIS

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.

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FT Big Read

Internet on a leash?

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Internet on a leash?

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PRI's The World

The US is having problems building a coalition to fight ISIS

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.

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The Takeaway

Are New Alliances Enough to Combat ISIS?

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Will the need to fight a common enemy change alliances and shift power in the Middle East? And where will the US's efforts fit in along this shifting landscape?  

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PRI's The World

A ship full of Kurdish oil remains trapped at sea off the coast of Texas

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.

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