Saturday, January 17, 2009

Words of Wisdom, Words of Peace

Many articles are written about the disaster in Gaza, often from one point of view.
I must say that Mustafa this time wrote an article which speaks Words of Wisdom. The Mustafa who I know: intelligent, bright, peacefully and open minded. And without playing on sentiments.
An emotional article without being sentimental. A call for peace!

When both sides see the other as evil

Since Israel started its brutal onslaught in Gaza, I have been receiving dozens of emails everyday about the nature of the conflict and the parties involved. Most of these fall into two distinct narratives that are 180 degrees opposite.

Read here the article.

The Ergenekon case (by Erkan)

The Ergenekon case (the term was used for the first time in 1997, not in 2007!) in Turkey make many people confused. Needless to say how the EU see this case: with disbelief.
Our friend Erkan wrote an excellent summary about it, which give some clue.
No separate link available, but his posting about this issue of yesterday, Friday 16, is at the top of his blog. Read it here.

Day Opening - January 17

Victor Emmanuel II monument picture - Piazza Venezia, Rome, Italy.