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Saf and Dobra rejoice at Recep Güven’s stunningly human commentary on the PKK in Diyarbakır

Yesterday, the Saf and Dobra puppets were really feeling the weight of their love-hate relationship with Turkey – and the U.S. to boot. In fact, they were quite twisted up about it, mirroring, of course, my own beloved M.’s feelings. … Continue reading

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On managing stereotypes about Middle Eastern men, such as my husband!

You may recall, dear readers, that I wrote a little something about the receipt of my very own Sicilian message of sorts.  I am referring to the story of when my husband’s brother, let me know in no uncertain terms … Continue reading

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