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Islamist Politics and Turkey's Disunity

Stephen Schwartz | Posted 11.22.2016 | Religion
Stephen Schwartz

The Islamist atrocities in Paris on November 13 have overshadowed a different but relevant crisis in radical Muslim politics. In Turkey, on November 1, the Justice and Development Party (AKP) of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan regained its parliamentary majority.

Reading the Fault Lines in Istanbul

Stanley Weiss | Posted 08.25.2013 | World
Stanley Weiss

LONDON--It was 45 years ago this summer that I found myself in Chicago, being bludgeoned by a police officer. Earlier that spring, my mentor--German ...

Taking Dictation, Turkish Style

Elcin Poyrazlar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Elcin Poyrazlar

It looks like the Turkish government`s "raid" on the media is not going to end until all the journalists are brought into the same line, the AKP line. And the birds of different colours will be cruelly shunned.