Historian out to explode our take on the Anzac legend avril 18, 2012Posted by Acturca in Histoire, Turquie.
Tags: ANZAC, Australia, Çanakkale, Dardanelles strait, Gallipoli, Histoire, History, Hugh Dolan, military history, Turquie, UK, War, World War I
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The Age (Australia) April 18, 2012, p. 3
The popular story of the Gallipoli landings – long credited as a young nation’s coming of age – is studded with factual errors, according to an Australian historian and former RAAF intelligence officer. (en savoir plus…)
A ‘frozen conflict’ that could boil over mars 9, 2012Posted by Acturca in Caucase, France, Russie, Turquie.
Tags: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Caucasus, conflicts, France, Internally displaced people, International Crisis Group, Iran, Kelbajar, Lawrence Scott Sheets, Minsk Group, Nagorno-Karabakh, Russia, Russie, South Caucasus, Turkey, Turquie, War
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International Herald Tribune (USA) Friday, March 9, 2012, p. 6
By Lawrence Scott Sheets *
One frigid day nearly 19 years ago, I found myself standing along a muddy, rutted road in the foothills of Azerbaijan’s 3,000 meter-high Murov mountain range. Hundreds of Azerbaijani internally displaced persons – from the strategic Kelbajar region – were arriving on foot, some nearly frozen to death after a multiday trek through the icy mountain passes. (en savoir plus…)
Tags: International Crisis Group, Iran, Middle East, nuclear policy, sanction, Turkey, Turquie, USA, War
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Middle East and Europe Report (International Crisis Group) N°11623, 41 p.
23 February 2012, Istanbul/Washington/Brussels
The dramatic escalation in Israel’s rhetoric aimed at Iran could well be sheer bluff, a twin message to Tehran to halt its nuclear activities and to the international community to heighten its pressure to that end. (en savoir plus…)