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Israelis' Release From Turkish Jail Is a Big Win for Bennett – and for Normality

Anshel Pfeffer
Anshel Pfeffer
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Anshel Pfeffer
Anshel Pfeffer

The big fuss generated by the Israeli media over the arrest of Natalie and Mordi Oknin in Istanbul last week, after they apparently took photographs of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s residence and were detained as alleged spies, may seem a bit bizarre to outsiders.

At any given moment, in dozens of countries around the world, there are thousands of tourists who have been arrested by the local authorities on more or less dubious grounds, and their nation’s consular representatives are trying to secure their release.

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