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Is Germany an ally in the war on terror?

The German embassy in Ankara has awarded Cuneyd Zapsu a medal for enhancing German-Turkish relations. Zapsu has yet to explain why he transferred money to a charity supporting al-Qaeda.

Michael Rubin — Michael Rubin is a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, senior lecturer at the Naval Postgraduate School’s Center for Civil-Military Relations, and a senior editor of the Middle East ...

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