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MUSTAFA AKYOL

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What to expect from Davutoğlu

MUSTAFA AKYOL writes:

It was no surprise when President-elect Tayyip Erdoğan announced on Thursday that Turkey’s new prime minister would be Ahmet Davutoğlu, who has been foreign minister since 2009

Comment(s) 8/23/2014

The temptation of ideology

MUSTAFA AKYOL writes:

If you are an observer of Turkish foreign policy, do yourself a favor and read the long interview in yesterday’s Hürriyet Daily News with Ambassador Murat Özçelik.

Comment(s) 8/20/2014

Are atheists ‘sons of devil’?

MUSTAFA AKYOL writes:

One of Turkey’s answers to American “televangelists,” Islamic theologian Nihat Hatipoğlu, initiated a debate last week with his reckless remarks about atheists.

Comment(s) 8/16/2014

What now?

MUSTAFA AKYOL writes:

As expected, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan won the presidential elections last Sunday, Aug. 10. His vote, around 52 percent, was in fact a bit lower then what he and his supporters expected.

Comment(s) 8/13/2014

Erdoğan’s game plan

MUSTAFA AKYOL writes:

As Erdoğan himself and his supporters openly say, this will be unlike any presidency Turkey has seen — since Atatürk

Comment(s) 8/9/2014

Politics at its lowest

MUSTAFA AKYOL writes:

This Sunday, millions of Turks will go to ballots to vote for their next president. This will be the first time that the presidency, the top post in the republic, will be elected by popular vote.

Comment(s) 8/6/2014

Why women should not laugh in public

MUSTAFA AKYOL writes:

Politicians such as Bülent Arınç, who represent a secular state and address a diverse society, should refrain from such sermonizing remarks

Comment(s) 8/2/2014

Eid not-so-mubarak

MUSTAFA AKYOL writes:

Eid Mubarak! Or, in English, may your feast be blessed. That is what we Muslims say to each other during these days, when we are celebrating the end of the holy month of Ramadan.

Comment(s) 7/30/2014

A bitter fact: Fascism in Israel

MUSTAFA AKYOL writes:

Gideon Levy is a prominent Israeli journalist and a leading voice within the Israeli liberal left. The other day, he had a piece in daily Haaretz, where he regularly writes

Comment(s) 7/26/2014

Gaza’s right to defend itself

MUSTAFA AKYOL writes:

Had a Martian descended on our Earth right at this time and looked at these numbers, he would probably conclude that a shockingly unfair battle was going on

Comment(s) 7/23/2014

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