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Academic Freedom in Turkey Under Seige

Academic Freedom in Turkey Under Seige

December 10, 2013 at 10:25 am

HUFFINGTON POST 12/10/13 By Michael Shank It appears that Fethullah G├╝len, a U.S.-based Islamic preacher from Turkey who promotes peace and tolerance, and the schools associated with his religious Hizmet movement can’t get a break. They were first targeted in America, via discrimination aimed at the Turkish American community centered […]

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Why Washington Must Look to Ankara

Why Washington Must Look to Ankara

May 17, 2011 at 8:06 pm

THE HILL 05/17/11 By Michael Shank America has yet to figure out whether Turkey is friend or foe. With conflicts in Libya and Afghanistan, and tsunamis in Japan and Indonesia, Turkey’s generous military and aid contribution pleases Washington. With Armenia, Israel and Iran, however, Turkey spurns Washington for refusing the […]

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Why Washington Must Look to Ankara

Why Washington Must Look to Ankara

May 15, 2011 at 11:10 pm

THE GUARDIAN 05/15/11 By Michael Shank Turkey’s economic strength and diplomatic stature are growing fast. The US needs to nurture closer ties. America has yet to figure out whether Turkey is friend or foe. With conflicts in Libya and Afghanistan, and tsunamis in Japan and Indonesia, Turkey’s generous military and […]

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