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MUSTAFA AKYOL

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The ever-reinterpreted Hrant Dink murder

MUSTAFA AKYOL writes:

On Jan. 17, 2007, Hrant Dink, a Turkish Armenian intellectual and the editor-in-chief of the Istanbul-based Armenian daily newspaper, Agos, was assassinated right outside his office in one of the busiest streets in the country.

Comment(s) 1/24/2015

Confessions of a recovering ‘Erdoğan enabler’

MUSTAFA AKYOL writes:

Michael Rubin, a scholar at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington DC, published a notable piece a couple of weeks ago in the magazine Commentary.

Comment(s) 1/21/2015

Conspiracy theories for moderate Muslims

MUSTAFA AKYOL writes:

Since the cruel attacks in Paris, which killed 17 innocent human beings, Turks are discussing what really happened and why. And, like on any other issue, there is a spectrum of views.

Comment(s) 1/14/2015

Countering blasphemy with civility

MUSTAFA AKYOL writes:

There is no doubt that the attack on Charlie Hebdo is a cruel crime that all people of all faiths should condemn.

Comment(s) 1/10/2015

The princes are above the law

MUSTAFA AKYOL writes:

The other day, a controversial inquiry commission in the Turkish Parliament made a very controversial decision: Four ex-ministers of the Justice and Development Party (AKP) government, who had been accused of massive corruption, should not face trial at the Supreme Court, the commission said.

Comment(s) 1/7/2015

Turkey in 2015: My predictions

MUSTAFA AKYOL writes:

As I wrote in my previous piece, 2014 has been a horrible year for Turkey, as the bitter political war in the country led to a downward spiral for democracy.

Comment(s) 1/3/2015

After Turkey's horrible year

MUSTAFA AKYOL writes:

In Latin, they call it “annus horribilis.” In Turkey, we can pinpoint it as 2014. For this past year has really been a horrible one for Turkey.

Comment(s) 12/31/2014

From Atatürk to Erdoğan (II)

MUSTAFA AKYOL writes:

The other day, an interesting email dropped into my inbox. It included a scanned page from the Los Angeles Examiner dated Aug. 1, 1926.

Comment(s) 12/27/2014

Turkey’s parallel universes

MUSTAFA AKYOL writes:

If you live in Turkey these days and happen to have a TV screen with a remote control, you can witness a fascinating reality of parallel universes

Comment(s) 12/24/2014

The country of recurrent nightmares

MUSTAFA AKYOL writes:

The Turkey of 2014 is very reminiscent of the Turkey of 2010. Again, the government, especially President Tayyip Erdoğan, is slamming a “treacherous” power that has allegedly conspired to overthrow his government.

Comment(s) 12/20/2014

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