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Gaza and its Aftermath: Positioning Turkey in the Strategic Map of the US, Israel and the Middle East

GAZA AND ITS AFTERMATH:
Positioning Turkey in the Strategic Map of the US, Israel and the Middle East
Dr. Gonul Tol
Program Manager, TUSIAD‐US

Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) has been enjoying the international praise that it has been receiving due to a burst of diplomacy in which Turkey sought a role as mediator in regional conflicts. Read more

Freedom and Islam in Turkey

These are tumultuous times for Turkey. Even in a land accustomed to turmoil, the head-spinning developments of the past few weeks are phenomenal — and, for some, unsettling. On the line are Turkey’s credentials as a secular, liberal-democratic country with a majority Muslim population. Read more

Turkey’s Quest to Modernize Remains on Track

Rare are the moments in a democratic country’s history when a sitting government increases its level of support substantially, as Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development party (AKP) did last Sunday. These elections consolidate a spectacular realignment that has brought disparate social forces together to challenge the existing distribution of power and privilege. Read more