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Entries by Brent E. Sasley from 08/2011

Turkey's 29 July Process

| Posted 08.01.2011 | World

Lost in all the Middle Eastern drama is what's been happening relatively quietly in Turkey, which is the seemingly inexorable concentration of power in the hands of the Islamists of the Justice and Development Party (the AKP in its Turkish acronym).

A Pessimistic Take on the Likely Outcomes of the Protests in Israel

| Posted 08.09.2011 | World

Israeli politics is not easily swayed in new directions even by major "shocks," and particularly by public opinion -- which policymakers have traditionally ignored.