Recep Tayyip Erdogan http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/20922/all en Syria and Britain http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/europa/syria-and-britain <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> War of words on British left over how to deal with Syrian uprising against Assad regime </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Michael Goldfarb </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> The Guardian is well-known as a newspaper on the left of the political spectrum. As a sideline, and wholly unrelated to his work for the paper, The Guardian&#39;s Middle East editor Brian Whitaker runs the website al-Bab, to &quot;introduce non-Arabs to the Arabs and their culture. Western explorers of the 18th and 19th centuries portrayed the Arab world as a strange, exotic and sometimes terrifying place. Al-Bab seeks to portray the Arab world neither as an object of fear nor as a cultural curiosity - fascinating though it may be.&quot;</p> <p> It is worth checking out al-Bab from time to time but <a href="http://www.al-bab.com/blog/2012/blog1201.htm#syria_and_the_zioamerican_plot">today</a> especially so. Whitaker introduced me to a new term &quot;Zio-American plot.&quot; That&#39;s what Syria&#39;s official news agency calls the uprising against the Assad regime.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/europa/syria-and-britain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Assad Ba'ath party Brian Whitaker Britain Brookings Institution Home neo-cons neo-conservatism Recep Tayyip Erdogan Regions Syria The Guardian Turkey zio-American zionism Americas Europe Middle East Turkey United Kingdom United States Europa GlobalPost Blogs Mon, 09 Jan 2012 11:20:44 +0000 Michael Goldfarb 5686442 at http://www.globalpost.com Erdogan's Zionism comments anger Israel, US http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/turkey/130301/erdogan-zionism-israel-us-john-kerry US Secretary of State John Kerry plans to make clear his disapproval when he meets Erdogan in Ankara later today.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/turkey/130301/erdogan-zionism-israel-us-john-kerry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Need to Know Recep Tayyip Erdogan World Leaders Diplomacy Israel and Palestine Turkey United States Fri, 01 Mar 2013 13:23:00 +0000 Jessica Phelan 5770869 at http://www.globalpost.com