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James Carroll

The twain begin to meet

By James Carroll
December 4, 2006

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"OH, EAST IS East and West is West, and never the twain shall meet." This old dictum of geography came to mind last week when Pope Benedict XVI crossed from Europe to Asia, visiting Turkey. The pope reversed himself to indicate support for Turkey's admission to the European Union, which would be a decisive bridging of the Bosporus. Can the ... (Full article: 749 words)

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