Daily Archives: April 23, 2020

Correction As Aggression

Is it an aggressive act to correct someone?  The short answer, as it often is, is “it depends.”  Recently an online acquaintance of mine posted a poll about our attitude towards those have to correct others, and like another person … Continue reading

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Book Review: Grey Wolf: An Intimate Study Of A Dictator

Grey Wolf:  An Intimate Study Of A Dictator, by H.C. Armstrong It seems remarkable to me that this book was published in Great Britain considering their strict libel laws.  I am not sure that the author meant to be as … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Transformation Of Turkish Culture

The Transformation Of Turkish Culture:  The Atatürk Legacy, edited by Güsel Renda and C. Max Kortepeter There are a great many contradictions at the heart of this book, and it is the sort of book that few people would likely … Continue reading

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Book Review: Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

Mustafa Kemal Atatürk:  Leadership, Strategy, Conflict, by Edward J. Erickson An online stranger asked me what I thought about the founder of the Turkish republic, and my response to the immediate query was that I did not know enough about … Continue reading

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