Daily Archives: September 19, 2017

In Turkey’s New Curriculum, Ataturk, Darwin and Jihad Get Face-Lifts – New York Times

September 19, 2017
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New York Times In Turkey’s New Curriculum, Ataturk, Darwin and Jihad Get Face-LiftsNew York TimesWhen high school students in Turkey arrive for the fall term, Charles Darwin will be conspicuously absent from biology classes. In elementary school religion classes, teachers will promote the nonviolent meaning of the word jihad — “to struggle” — as …Turkey…

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After violence at embassy, US withdraws proposal to let Turkish security guards buy guns – PBS NewsHour

September 19, 2017
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PBS NewsHour After violence at embassy, US withdraws proposal to let Turkish security guards buy gunsPBS NewsHourTurkish President Tayyip Erdogan speaks during a news conference at Ataturk International Airport in Istanbul, Turkey. The Trump administration has withdrawn a proposal to let Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s security guards buy $1.2 million in …US drops plan to…

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