Turkey and the Jews

-In Turkey, a wildly successful book explains that Turkey’s devoutly Muslim prime minister and his ruling pro-Islamic party are “actually crypto-Jews with secret wicked ties to the conspiratorial forces of ‘global Zionism.’� (The Washington Post)

-In their lobbying against the Armenian genocide bill in Congress, Turkey has employed a valuable ally: its own Jews. (Forward)

-And when that bill passed a committee vote, Turkey’s reaction was to blame the Jewish lobby. (The Jerusalem Post)

-A look at a proposal by Boaz Wachtel to construct “a canal that will bring some two billion cubic meters a year of potable water from Turkey to Syria, Jordan, Israel and the Palestinian Authority� as well as generate electricity and a peace dividend.

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