July 09, 2008

Bombstantinople

Wow, that was a lame title.  Anyway, in case you hadn't heard, there was a terror attack on the US Embassy in Turkey this morning.  I'll defer to Jim Geraghty (follow the first link) for perspective on Turkey, as he lived there for a while.

I toured Turkey in the summer of 2004.  There was a NATO summit in Istanbul at the time, and the city was full of posters that, translated, said something like "NATO, BUSH, F*** YOU!"  So it was kind of like being in the Dupont Circle neighborhood of DC.   There was one thing that did surprise me, though (below the fold).

There is actually a fake Trojan Horse at Troy that you can climb up inside.

http://i244.photobucket.com/albums/gg3/itsvintageduh/troy-trojanhorse.jpg

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