Posts Tagged ‘Antioch’

  1. Playing with fire in Hatay


    December 2, 2015 by AK

    The more I read about the history of Hatay, Turkey’s appendage-like province disputed by Syria, the more I am convinced that its status remains a sore point for Ankara. Also, Turkey’s military is in solidarity with Erdogan on the need to hold on to what they see as Turkish ethnic territory, which may extend beyond the …
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  2. From the historical geography of Antiochia


    December 1, 2015 by AK

    Looking at the map showing the routes of the Russian bomber and its Turkish pursuers, I noticed that the Turkish planes appeared to have taken off from somewhere close to Musa Dagh, where a small group of Armenians resisted Ottoman attacks for seven and a half weeks in the summer of 1915 until evacuated by …
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