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Polish Senate Passes Bill to Absolve Government’s Holocaust Role

February 2, 2018

The Polish Senate passed a bill on Thursday that would criminalize blaming the Polish government for the killing of Jews during the Holocaust. Polish President Andrzej Duda has indicated that he plans to sign the legislation into law. Warsaw has long objected to the use of terminology such as “Polish death camps” that implied Poland’s […]

Erdogan’s Move Against Kurds Signal Wider Ambitions

January 31, 2018

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday that Turkey would “clean” its border with Syria, implying that the offensive waged against Kurdish militias in Afrin, Syria could be expanded to Manbij. Erdogan’s apparent disregard for borders or international alliance partners (there are American troops supporting Kurdish forces near Manbij) is part of a wider […]

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