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Turkey’s Fading Democracy

Not long ago, Turkey was considered a model of constitutional democracy in the Middle East. For this reason, President Obama chose Turkey as his first majority-Muslim destination. But this 90-year old democracy is now...

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State Islam versus civic Islam

MÜMTAZER TÜRKÖNE There is something unconvincing in the war the Justice and Development Party (AK Party) has been waging against the Hizmet (Gülen) movement. The AK Party is deliberately escalating tension and, through this...

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When the masks have fallen

All these claims of a parallel state are nothing but fiction, and this country is being dragged into a party state. In addition to the bureaucrats who have been appointed by the government and...