The Corner

Like Father, Like Son

It’s so encouraging to see that a Turkish court has officially acquitted Armenian journalist Hrant Dink of “insulting Turkishness” — six months after he was assassinated by Islamists for the same “crime.” But now his son is being charged with insulting Turkishness — how long til he also gets assassinated in this beacon of Middle Eastern democracy?

Mark Krikorian, a nationally recognized expert on immigration issues, has served as Executive Director of the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) since 1995.

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