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The Many Shades Of Islamist

Kamran Bokhari | Posted 01.21.2012 | Religion
Kamran Bokhari

Islamist movements seeking power via democracy will behave differently based on the country's historic experiences with Islamism and secularism. Democratization in each country leads to a different hue of Islamism.

A Brilliant Fraud

Stanley Weiss | Posted 11.15.2011 | World
Stanley Weiss

Prime Minister Recep Erdogan is less interested in preserving Ataturk's vision of Turkey as a secular state and more committed to bringing about "a return to the Ottoman Empire's glory days."

The Crisis in Turkey?

John L. Esposito | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John L. Esposito

What we are seeing is not a showdown between secularists and so-called Islamists or the demise of the secular state, but a process of normalization and the maturing of Turkey's democracy, institutions and the rule of law.

Turkey: Rising Islamist Movements Challenge Secularism (VIDEO)

World Focus | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Almost all of 77 million people in Turkey are Muslim, but signs of Islamic faith are noticeably divorced from everyday life. But a growing number of...