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Turkey, the Arab world, and the myth of moderate Islamism

For years, Turkey’s Prime Minister Erdogan was generally considered an example of “moderate Islamism,” a loose label that was generally based on a comparison with other Islamist dictatorships like Iran, or with the various semi-secular autocratic regimes that dot the … Continue reading

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Photo Essay: Istanbul

Istanbul is a city that I love  (for many reasons , many personal), it is  very charming, old and new melt together in one unique place. Few weeks ago, I revisited the city, in search of the ‘Turkish Model.”  here … Continue reading

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