Insight Turkey
Insight Turkey
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On Turkish politics and International affairs

The Arab Spring Gathers Clouds Why the Revolts for Change
The Arab Spring Gathers Clouds: Why the Revolts for Change Have Stalled

The wave of popular protests engulfing the Arab Middle East has yielded markedly different results. While the revolts in...

Saturday, October 1, 2011

Muslim Marriage in Western Courts Lost in Transplantation
Muslim Marriage in Western Courts: Lost in Transplantation

Pascale Fournier’s book addresses the highly contentious and complex relationship between multiculturalism, gender...

Sunday, January 1, 2012

Charting Transitions in the Middle East Lessons Learned from Tunisia
Charting Transitions in the Middle East: Lessons Learned from Tunisia and Egypt

As I write, revolutionary fever in the Middle East and North Africa has deposed presidents in the Arab republics of Yemen,...

Sunday, April 1, 2012

Turkish-Iranian Relations From śFriends with Benefits to śIt s Complicated
Turkish-Iranian Relations: From “Friends with Benefits” to “It’s Complicated”

A few years after Turkey and Iran appeared to be growing closer, the pendulum has swung back and the two sides are...

Monday, October 1, 2012

Fathers and Sons The Rise and Fall of Political Dynasty
Fathers and Sons: The Rise and Fall of Political Dynasty in the Middle East

A decade after 9/11, the Arab revolts gave a second impetus to scholarly interest in the Middle East. A plethora of books...

Tuesday, April 1, 2014


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