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1916 National Geographic Map of European Influence in Ottoman Lands

http://www.midafternoonmap.com/2016/02/century-old-us-map-envisions-united.html European Territorial Claims on Turkey from Europe at Turkey’s Door, The Geographical Review, 1916 “As the French and British were hammering out the Sykes Picot agreement in the spring of 1916, an American geographer named Leon Dominan prepared a … Continue reading Continue reading

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Slavery not mentioned in Texas textbooks

Texas Textbooks Caught Glossing Over The Horrors Of Slavery
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Shahab Ahmed, d. 2015

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Indian Manuscript Microfilm Collection

Noor Microfilm Collection This is a very promising manuscript collection for Moghul history manuscripts… Continue reading

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Nihal Awad Disagrees with Atlantic Article

Nihad Awad Disagrees with Atlantic Article n September, Nihad Awad, the executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), held a press conference in Washington and, flanked by other Muslim figures, announced that 120 Muslim scholars had produced an … Continue reading Continue reading

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What ISIS Really Wants

This Atlantic article has prompted quite a bit of discussion this week, for good reason.  It’s long, but definitely worth a read: What ISIS Really Wants What is the Islamic State? Where did it come from, and what are its … Continue reading Continue reading

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Ozgecan Turkey Rape / Murder Victim

Murder/Rape Victim Funeral in Turkey On Feb 11th, Ozgecan Aslan, a 20-year-old university student, caught a bus from Adana to Mersin as was her routine from school to home. As the last passenger gets off the bus, she’s left alone with the driver, his father and his friend. Two days later, three suspects were captured
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Moghul Ruler Aurangzab Falls in Love

Aurangzeb Falls in Love How the heartless emperor Aurangzeb fell in love at first sight The Mughal ruler is usually portrayed as a calculating, warring ruler. But that is just part of the story. Rana Safvi Yesterday · 08:03 am Photo … Continue reading Continue reading

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Armenian Group Urges Gallipoli Commemoration Boycott

Article Link on Armenian Groups Urging Gallipoli Boycott Boycott Gallipoli, Head to Yerevan Say Turkey Rights Groups By Contributor on February 6, 2015 in Headline, News Turkey Rights Groups Call on World Leaders to Boycott Gallipoli,  Visit Yerevan on Genocide Centennial On Feb. 6, human rights organizations in Turkey issued a statement urging world leaders
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