#MitTırlarındanSilahÇıktı- Cumhuriyet daily claims Syria-bound Turkish intelligence trucks were full of weapons to Syrian Jihadis and now under probe…

Turkish daily probed over scoop on Syria-bound intelligence trucks Turkish prosecutors have launched an investigation into daily Cumhuriyet over its May 29 story on Syria-bound trucks belonging to the National Intelligence Organization (MİT), which were stopped and searched by soldiers last year.

Anthropology roundup: “11 Cutting-Edge Thinkers That Anthropologists Should Be Paying Attention to…

  11 Cutting-Edge Thinkers That Anthropologists Should Be Paying Attention to Right Now! Savage Minds: Notes and Queries in Anthropology ?   Well it wouldn?t be an unpaid internship in the 2014 if the bosses upstairs didn?t have me doing a listicle, so I?m proud to present to you a new feature: The Savage Minds Rundown. … Read more

Cyberculture roundup: Pew Report: 72% of Online Adults in US are Social Networking Site Users; On MIT?s report on Aaron Swartz?s prosecution..

  72% of Online Adults are Social Networking Site Users   The Pew Research Center‘s Internet & American Life Project has been studying online adults? social networking site use since 2005, and has seen substantial growth since then. Today, 72% of online adults use social networking sites. Although younger adults continue to be the most likely … Read more

Cyberculture roundup: “MIT blocking release of Aaron Swartz’s Secret Service files…

A code of conduct for young hackers r00tz is the amazing kid-track of programming at DEFCON, the giant hacker conference held annually in Las Vegas. The organizers have created a “code of conduct” for young hackers that is good advice for anyone doing infosec work, or exploring computers and systems: MIT and Aaron Swartz’s Secret … Read more

Anonymous hacks MIT in tribute to Aaron Swartz #PDFtribute

Anonymous Hacks MIT, Leaves Farewell Message for Aaron Swartz from Mashable! by Stan Schroeder Anonymous hacks MIT web pages in tribute to Aaron Swartz from The Next Web by Josh Ong   MIT to Investigate its Role in Aaron Swartz Case from Mashable! by Alex Fitzpatrick Aaron Swartz digital archive from Boing Boing by Cory … Read more

The new capitalists by Fawaz Gerges/ Yale?s Open Courses/ Massive Courses, Massive Data and more.. Academic roundup

Massive Courses, Massive Data Harvard and MIT hope their free online courses will not only give learners access to top courses, but also give education researchers access to unprecedented pools of learning data. The new capitalists: Islamists’ political economy, Fawaz A Gerges from open Democracy News Analysis – by Fawaz A Gerges Islamist parties are … Read more

Politics roundup: CHP’s conventions… The week starts with the MİT issue resolved…

Main opposition gears up for two stormy conventions The main opposition Republican People?s Party (CHP) is holding two separate conventions… Convention to be a democratic celebration, CHP head says Main opposition head Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has arrived at the 16th convention for his Republican People?s Party to great enthusiasm, stating that the gathering will be a … Read more

Politics roundup: Erdoğan’s second surgery; MIT intelligence agency legally immunized; orgy of arrests in KCK continues…

via Erdoğan after the second surgery…    Erdoğan?s post-surgery photographs released  from Hurriyet Daily News The Prime Ministry?s Office yesterday released the first photograph taken of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan after his second surgery that took place Feb. 11. Intelligence not immune to justice, say prosecutors from Hurriyet Daily News As political tension grows over … Read more

more entanglements: prosecutor Sadrettin Sarıkaya who summoned Intelligence Chief dismissed!

this is a breaking news. News of dismissal in Turkish here. Turkish PM Erdogan’s security service in spotlight – AlertNet Turkish PM Erdogan’s security service in spotlight Power game within Turkish establishment from Hurriyet Daily News The demand of the Istanbul prosecutor to question the Turkish National Intelligence Organisation (MİT) head Hakan Fidan ? Intelligence … Read more

Turkey’s intel chief, Hakan Fidan, “suspect” in KCK case… looks like a warning to Erdoğan’s reign…

PM Erdoğan personally had given support for Mr. Fidan now he is a “suspect” because he got talks with the PKK representatives in Norway… Looks like a warning to PM Erdoğan from internal rivals of his regime…  Turkey’s intel chief suspect in terror case, daily Hürriyet reports from Hurriyet Daily News Istanbul public prosecutor’s office … Read more

As Yavuz Baydar states, “Jailing generals does not end tutelage….

Turkey Arrests Ex-Chief of Military, Gen. Ilker Basbug from NYT > Turkey by By SEBNEM ARSU Gen. Ilker Basbug faces charges in a long-running case involving accusations of a plot to overthrow Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan?s pro-Islamic government.Q&A: Turkey’s military and the alleged coup plots BBC News The BBC’s Bridget Kendall examines the issues … Read more

Cengiz Aktar: ?Dostunla barışacak halin yok ya?

Cengiz Aktar:  ?Dostunla barışacak halin yok ya? Eğitim, futbol, siyaset, medya, sonbahar, bütün sezonlar başlıyor. Toplumun her kesiminde fırtına öncesi tuhaf, tarifsiz, rahatsız edici bir kadercilik… Diyarbakır, Ankara veya İstanbul, nerede olursa olsun ortalıkta derin bir tedirginlik var. Türkiye nefesini tutmuş Kürt çatışmasının nereye varacağını tahmin etmeye çalışıyor. İlk terör saldırıları sonrasında fışkıran intikam nidaları … Read more