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Istanbul: Fear of travel exacts a cost

“You are the first American tourists I have seen in my restaurant this year,” said Aziz, gazing across the vast plaza that stretches between Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque in Istanbul’s Sultanahmet district. Assessing the restaurant from the busy street an hour earlier, we had at first considered moving along to a place more out of the tourism center. […]

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