Category: turkey

Hugh Pope: Dining with Al-Qaeda (Video interview)

Hugh Pope on Dining with Al-QaedaUploaded by thomascrampton. – News videos hot off the press. While in Istanbul, I met recovering journalist Hugh Pope to hear about his new book “Dining with Al-Qaeda”. In addition to covering the region as a foreign correspondent, Pope has written some excellent books about Turkey and the Turkic peoples.

Turkey: Social Media Snapshot

Took this photo today at a free Wifi park near Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia Mosque. (hat tip to David Churbuck for the suggestion) As part of my Turkey trip this week I have started compiling statistics and information about Social Media and the Internet here. YouTube BannedSimilar to China, YouTube is blocked here in Turkey. This