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And why it might.
Turks in Europe continue to identify themselves first and foremost as Turks.
Will it bribe Turkey to keep its gates closed?
And how to stop them.
"Istanbul was Constantinople / Now it's Istanbul, not Constantinople / Been a long time gone, Constantinople"
Turkey still hosts 3.5 million refugees hoping to go elsewhere.
Now you see it, now you don't.
Recep Erdogan had been pushing for it to become a mosque once more.
The fall of Constantinople.
Happy V-E Day.
The fall of Constantinople.
Video: Scenes Resembling First World War as ‘Battle of Evros’ Between Greeks, Migrants, Turks Continues
Thousands of migrants remain at the border.
Pigs are flying.
A photo of the boy dead on the beach went viral.
Recep Erdogan is now our best advocate.
Sixty-four percent are from Afghanistan.
"Hamburg has space."
Opportunity in crisis.
Greece continues to hold the line.
President of Turkey: "Hundreds of thousands have crossed, soon it will reach millions."
Turkish police are helping immigrants cross into Greece.
EU Will Not Yield to Turkey’s ‘Blackmail,’ Bloc’s Borders Remain Closed to Migrants – French Foreign Minister
European Commission is sending $800 million to Greece to help secure its border.
Standing Up to Turkey: Austria’s Chancellor is the Only EU Leader Prepared to Call Out President Erdogan over Weaponizing Refugees
Sebastian Kurz calls Turkey sending waves of refugees “an attack on the EU.”
Video: Fierce Clashes, Tear Gas at Border as Greece Vows to ‘Turn Back’ Flow of Migrants from Turkey
Greece has also suspended asylum applications.
A weapon of mass migration.
President Trump should follow Eastern Europe's model.
Erdoğan "is exploiting the case of refugees to implement a demographic change."
Populist leader puts his mouth where his mouth is.
‘When They Come, They Will Kill You’: Ethnic Cleansing is Already a Reality in Turkey’s Syrian Safe Zone
“Turkey wants to control the whole area. It wants to change the whole demography of the area."
Hubert Collins recommends Marcus Aurelius.
"There was no quarter century between 1450 and 1750 when some European power was not at war with the Ottomans."
Through resettlement, not platitudes.
The awakening will come.
"From here it looks like Matteo, not Macron."
The bomber’s name was Mohamed Azzam Mohamed.
ISIS before its time.
Denmark didn’t just change; politicians changed it.
Government wants local funding for mosques, not Turkish funding.
The court would not allow him to strip Turks of Austrian citizenship.
Nationalist party chief: “The nation state of Turkey can’t withstand such a demographic occupation of Syrians.”
"The diversity our democracy has on offer is not selling."
Macron: "Patriotism is the exact opposite of nationalism; nationalism is a betrayal of patriotism."
About 80 cars were set on fire in one night.
Turkish president predicts war between “the cross and the crescent.”
Regional governor: “The islands are like a cauldron ready to boil over.”
The Turkish government wants them out.
Erdogan: “Never make concessions on your mother tongue, your faith and your solidarity with one another.”
“Islam means ‘peace,’ it can’t come with ‘terror.’ ”
Recep Tayyip Erdogan says ‘Germany is Committing Suicide’ by Not Allowing Him to Speak to German Turks
Germany worried that Erdogan's presence would trigger protests from the nation's Kurds.
Middle Eastern ethnic conflict comes to DC.
Leftists finally seeing the light.
Democracy is increasingly seen as a means to an end, not an end in itself.
German leftist can't help noticing that Turks lack Western values.
“They said a century ago that we were the ‘sick man’. Now they are the ‘sick men.’"
A comprehensive diagnosis of our current insanity.
Turkey demands respect, or "no European in any part of the world can walk safely on the streets."
He was speaking to his "brothers and sisters in Europe."
A court has said employers can ban headscarves at work.
Rising ethnonationalism across Europe may mean Turkey is out, and Russia is in.
Dutch elections coming up Wednesday.
Greece says allowing such migration would be an "act of aggression."
How Europe could become Eurabia.
That was what the EU foolishly agreed to.
Turkish president: "A women who rejects motherhood . . . is deficient, is incomplete."
They pretend they're from Somalia.
The justice minister wants to throw out the censorship law.
Though she wants to get rid of the applicable section of the penal code by 2018.
Offending a foreign head of state is a crime punishable by up to 3 years in prison.
Direct flights of Syrian migrants into Europe have also begun.
Just yesterday, the Italian coastguard picked up 1,600 migrants off the coast of Libya.
Turkey Reveals They Arrested One of the Brussels Bombers near the Syrian Border in June and Deported Him Back to Belgium
He and his brother had already been jailed in Belgium for gun crimes.
Part of the deal is accelerated EU accession talks for Turkey.
Says the €3 billion promised him to stop the flow has not been paid.
Agreement would involve "direct transportation" of migrants to the heart of Europe.