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The phantom of the Bosphorus tunnel

The phantom of the Bosphorus tunnel

BLIND SPOT - There is a ghost in the Marmaray, the tunnel under the Bosphorus. I will explain. For silly reasons, I and people like me, dissident Turks, have not yet ridden the Marmaray, even though it opened more than a year ago

Comment(s) 12/13/2014

This business ends in a Turkish ‘black arm’

This business ends in a Turkish ‘black arm’

An auto dealer was beaten and tortured this week in an Istanbul police station. The story must be true just because a normal, civilized person could not make up such things.

Comment(s) 11/15/2014

Being an Armenian today in Istanbul (2)

Being an Armenian today in Istanbul (2)

‘I asked one day at school what kind of a coincidence it was that all Armenian writers suddenly died of ‘tuberculosis?’ I was sent home early that day and cautioned not to ask any further questions’

Comment(s) 11/29/2014

Gaining weight and wisdom over the years

Gaining weight and wisdom over the years

BLIND SPOT - It was one late morning on an Ankara street in the mid-70s. He called my name. I looked up. I saw him. The earth stopped turning at that moment. Our story starts like this…

Comment(s) 11/8/2014

Being an Armenian today in Istanbul

Being an Armenian today in Istanbul

BLIND SPOT - I asked three Armenians I know what it’s like to live in Istanbul today as an Armenian. What are the pressures and fears they feel? Do they feel the need at times to change their names, for instance? Here is what they said...

Comment(s) 11/22/2014

‘Why I moved from Turkey’

‘Why I moved from Turkey’

You and your kids have to live with the kid raised by the minibus driver who steers toward you for another 70 years in the same country…

Comment(s) 11/1/2014

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