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Here's some interesting articles for the weekend.
Nigeria: governance, politics, and oil revenue - An explanation of Nigeria's political situation, its regional rivalries, and the role of oil money in corrupting politics and poisoning community relations.
Another crack in the wall of silence - An account of meetings between Armenian and Turkish historians to discuss the taboo subject (in Turkey) of the 1915 Armenian Genocide.
Gonul Bakay on Shakespeare and Turkey.
And there's always Exile's Whore-r Stories column about Moscow whores (not for the more prudish among you).