Shadi Hamid is a senior fellow at The Brookings Institution’s Project on U.S Relations with the Islamic World. Dr. Hamid is the author, most recently, of Islamic Exceptionalism: How the Struggle Over Islam is Reshaping the World (St. Martin’s Press). His previous book Temptations of Power: Islamists and Illiberal Democracy in a New Middle East…
by FPC Editors Concepts & Thoughts Toronto–The botched military coup on Friday July 15 against the government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Justice and Development Party (AKP)
Dr. Cihan Tuğal is an Associate Professor at the University of California in Berkeley. His works have been focused on mobilization, socioeconomic change, and the role of religion
By Esam A. Aziz Concepts & Thoughts Washington D.C.–No longer than five months ago, Turkish officials dealing with the banking sector were preparing plans to
Tunisia stands at a crossroad today. Five years after Tarek el-Tayeb Mohamed Bouazizi, the Tunisian street vendor
Stephen J. Toope is Director of the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto
Minister Falah Mustafa Bakir has been Head of Department of Foreign Relations at the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) since 2006.
Washington–When I came to Washington in 2002, the Department of Defense was among Turkey’s best friends inside the U.S. government. The Pentagon considered Turkey a staunch ally, and uniformed U.S. personnel had a deep affection for Turkey going back to U.S.-Turkish cooperation in the Cold War, and then in the Balkans in the 1990s.