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Hurriyet Daily News
Thu, 02 Jul 2015 14:12:36 -0700

There are two twin myths concerning political Islam in Turkey: First, that a Kemalist regime enjoyed unchallenged authority in Turkey for many decades from 1923 until the 1990s. Second, that Islamists were that regime's sole opponent during the same ...
European Council on Foreign Relations
Thu, 16 Jul 2015 05:41:53 -0700

Metropolises like Ankara and Istanbul have been run by Islamist mayors since 1994. Thus it was always inaccurate to view political Islam in Turkey as a marginalized, oppressed force which would change the system from the outside. On the contrary ...

Patheos (blog)

Patheos (blog)
Thu, 23 Jul 2015 16:15:00 -0700

Islam in Turkey is different from Islam in Indonesia and both are very different from Islam in Saudi Arabia. Over the next 20 to 50 years, an American Islam will evolve. Do you want it to be developed by Muslims who have been welcomed into American ...

Hurriyet Daily News

Hurriyet Daily News
Wed, 04 Mar 2015 14:07:30 -0800

The rise of political Islam in Turkey and the Middle East is hardly an under-examined subject. Endless articles, academic papers and books are churned out to feed an insatiable demand for work in the area. Into this cacophony steps Turkish academic ...

Hindustan Times

Hindustan Times
Tue, 09 Jun 2015 12:40:41 -0700

It has been a rude wake-up call for the man who many feel is something of a modern-day potentate. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was expecting to coast along quite comfortably in the June 7 elections with a two-thirds majority to change the system and ...

National Secular Society (blog)

National Secular Society (blog)
Tue, 04 Nov 2014 02:32:59 -0800

Political Islamism has undermined the Turkish Republic's secular social order, education and legal systems and Western pundits manifestly failed to see this coming, argues Turkish opposition MP, Safak Pavey. The end of the Cold War did not free the ...
Today's Zaman
Fri, 13 Feb 2015 08:52:36 -0800

When I say the AKP's harm to Islam in Turkey, I mean the AKP period harming the understanding and practice of Islam in the country. In other words, here I am focusing on the agency, not the structure, and am primarily looking at the harm done to ...

Daily Caller

Al Jazeera America
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 12:59:40 -0800

Facebook has blocked Turkish users from accessing an unspecified number of pages deemed insulting to the Prophet Muhammad in response to a court order from the Turkish government that threatened to shut down access to the social networking site if it ...

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