House lawmakers and their staffers used to make about 150 stops there a year on their privately sponsored jaunts around the world. Then came a massive ethics investigation, and they all stopped taking those free trips to Turkey -- cold.
Rescue efforts were impeded by a severe storm.
The specter of foreign powers and their lobbyists distorting America's democratic system may worry ordinary Americans, but it seems that few inside the Beltway share their concerns.
Foreign policy pundits have had a rough time recently in Washington, D.C.
Bryza dismissed complaints like Gassanly's as out of touch with the mainstream of Azeri political activists, and not reflective