Hugh Pope

International Crisis Group

Guest

Director Program Director of the Turkey/Cyprus Project at the International Crisis Group; author of Sons of the Conquerors: The Rise of the Turkic World and co-author of Turkey Unveiled: A History of Modern Turkey; former Middle East Correspondent for the Wall Street Journal

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Turkey is both the historic "crossroads of Europe and Asia" and a powerful presence in the Middle East.

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In September, Pope Benedict XVI made a  controversial speech  quoting a Byzantine emperor who attacked Islam as a violent religion.

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In September, Pope Benedict XVI made a controversial speech quoting a Byzantine emperor who attacked Islam as a violent religion.

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