Globe Entertainment Promotions is sorry to inform you that due to production and scheduling conflicts in relation to the visas, we have to cancel the “Sorry…I’m Greek!” North American Tour 2013. We apologize for any inconveniences caused, but we have to expect and prepare for everything in the business we are in. We appreciate your support […]
By Claire Berlinski As I began to write this, at 4:00 am on May 31, protests against Turkish police—prompted by their crackdown on demonstrators opposing the demolition of Taksim Square’s Gezi Park—were spreading from the heart of Istanbul to the entire country. As of today, the headline on Drudge reads—not inaccurately—TURK BERSERK.
Travel Alert – United States Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs – Washington, DC 20520 TURKEY – June 4, 2013 The U.S. Department of State alerts U.S. citizens traveling to or residing in Turkey to the continuing public demonstrations taking place throughout the country. There have been numerous reports of violence, injuries, and […]
By Michael Rubin John Kiriakou, the former CIA agent and convicted leaker, has made mistakes. Last October, he pleaded guilty to violating the Intelligence Identities Protection act of 1982 after he confirmed a CIA officer’s identity to a reporter. What John did was wrong and a crime for which he is now doing the time, […]
GENEVA, May 31, 2013 – In reaction to this morning’s brutal Turkish police action that targeted peaceful protesters and journalists, creating scenes of chaos on the streets of Istanbul, a Geneva-based human rights group is demanding an urgent debate of the United Nations Human Rights Council, now in session, in a letter sent today to […]
By Ilan Berman, Contributor Of all the variables that dictate the fate of nations, demography might just be the most decisive. The pace of populations—how they grow, change and decline—helps shape a country’s political outlook, its internal makeup, and its place in the world. It can also provide useful insights into a nation’s foreign policy […]
By Elad Uzan* Unlike diplomatic crises that often occur between friendly nations, the crisis between Israel and Turkey does not stem from a direct act or the result of an omission on the part of Israel. We all remember the mess following the Australian Passports snarl (and more recently, the Zygier affair) and the like; […]
By Justine Frangouli-Argyris Last May 18th, on the occasion of International Museum Day, a list of the top fifty museums of the world, as published by the Sunday Times, came to my attention. It was both with great joy and sadness that I saw the Acropolis Museum of Athens in third spot, right behind the […]
By John P. Calamos, Sr. I have long believed opportunities exist in all market environments. Progress seldom occurs linearly, and there are always hurdles to overcome. Often, the seeds of growth are sown as market participants look the other way. Successful investors take a patient and long-term approach, following the facts and not the media.