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World Policy Journal (1 June 2015) 32 (2): 105–111.
Published: 01 June 2015
... service has already begun. Photo: Adam Jones By contrast, the largest place of Jewish worship in Istanbul, Neve Salom Sinagogu Vakfi, rejects any guest, Jewish or not, armed or not, who has not called in advance. That synagogue survived a shooting incident in 1986 and bombings in 1992 and 2003...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2014) 31 (2): 46–57.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Ahmed Deeb; Max Siegelbaum Ahmed Deeb is a Palestinian photographer based in Istanbul, Turkey. Max Siegelbaum is a journalist and producer based in Cairo, and a member of the Zeer News collective. © World Policy Institute 2014 2014 World Policy Institute ...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2001) 18 (2): 55–64.
Published: 01 June 2001
...Whit Mason Copyright © 2001 World Policy Institute 2001 R EFLEC T IO N S Whit Mason spent two and a half years in Istanbul as a fellow of the Institute of Current World Affairs. He is now based in Kosovo as a political analyst for the International Crisis Group. Constantinople’s...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2018) 35 (2): 47–55.
Published: 01 June 2018
... eradicated from the public sphere. He started a conservative literary magazine called Ağaç (The Tree) and spent his days drinking, smoking, and gambling in the bohemian quarters of Istanbul. His writer friends considered him an oddity and a lost cause. After falling under the influence of a sheikh from...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2012) 29 (1): 22–32.
Published: 01 March 2012
.... © World Policy Institute 2012 2012 World Policy Institute Digital Sextant Istanbul—Hasibe Koyun has her first German class in Istanbul on a crisp January morning. She’s so nervous that her hand, where she wears her large diamond engagement ring, quivers. When she introduces herself to the...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2004) 20 (4): 91–93.
Published: 01 December 2004
... we’veseen Yanks first ten, maybe eight, encountered we time, that In Antalya. to continu­ Izmir then from car rentedEphesus, by to Troy from ing tour nautical a on proceeding Istanbul, in beginning a Muslim country. A less charitable view is that...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2011) 28 (4): 20–33.
Published: 01 December 2011
... herald blessings for the New Year. Eppel sits at the back of the room, watches, and sighs, “What we are seeing here is the decline of our Jewish community.” Istanbul—Christians in Istanbul—much like members of other religious communities, including their Muslim and Jewish brothers and sisters...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2015) 32 (2): 1–2.
Published: 01 June 2015
... behind India’s turn toward the religious right and the political ramifications of this shift. Aliza Goldberg pingpongs between Prague and Istanbul to profile the face of discrimination in two poles of Europe. Then Thierry Vircoulon has discovered the pivot of Africa—politically, geographically, and...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2014) 31 (3): 3–8.
Published: 01 September 2014
.... Pavin Chachavalpongpun is an associate professor at Kyoto University’s Center for Southeast Asian Studies. Erkan Saka is an assistant professor at the Istanbul Bilgi University’s Communication School. Igor Lyubashenko, assistant professor at the University of Social Sciences and Humanities...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2012) 29 (4): 27–38.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Julia Harte Julia Harte is a writer based in Istanbul. © World Policy Institute 2012 2012 World Policy Institute United Nations Istanbul—Late one August night in 2011, Rifat Sarıcaoglu, the head of Turkey’s association of private universities, received a call from the...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2015) 32 (4): 83–91.
Published: 01 December 2015
... would fly to Şanlıurfa from Istanbul. Eventually, to avoid detection, the network moved to inter-city buses to travel from Istanbul or rented cars to drive to Şanlıurfa, Kilis, and Hatay. They were instructed to blend into the local population once they arrived in Şanlıurfa. In a city of nearly 2...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2012) 29 (2): 59–67.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Jenna Krajeski Jenna Krajeski is an Istanbul-based writer, whose last contribution to World Policy Journal , “Beyond Tahrir Square,” appeared last summer. © World Policy Institute 2012 2012 World Policy Institute Getty Images Reyhanli, Turkey—On a Friday in early April...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2012) 29 (2): 89–96.
Published: 01 June 2012
... enterprises that will attract investments. Ultimately, investment spurs progress, and understanding what attracts that investment is the first step toward success. No country understands that better than Turkey. Istanbul is a confusing warren of streets lined with houses locked together like a stack...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2000) 17 (2): 56–67.
Published: 01 June 2000
... been suppported, if In the last week of 1999, Istanbul police not created outright, by state security forces launched a dragnet operation against Hiz­ to do the dirty work in the state’s fight bullah, a Turkish terrorist organization that against the Kurdistan Workers’ Organiza­ wanted to...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2016) 33 (3): 1–5.
Published: 01 September 2016
... came down, an event of obvious historical importance and one that redefined the geography of Istanbul. Stranded on the edge of Europe, Istanbul again regained its historically pivotal position—but in a very different context. Suddenly it became a metropolis at the center of something new and confusing...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2012) 29 (2): 1–2.
Published: 01 June 2012
.... His newest effort “Little Rabbit Be Good” is an edgy, brilliant, and at times violent look at the melamine milk poisoning scandal and the repressive Chinese leadership. Highlighting Pi San’s contributions to speech, expression, and satire is Beijing-based journalist Brook Larmer. Istanbul-based Jenna...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2011) 28 (1): 83–91.
Published: 01 March 2011
... in the Başakşehir district of Istanbul. Three months later, on December 10, 2008, former Chechen warlord Islam Janibekov was also assassinated in Istanbul, in front of his wife and children. He received three gunshot wounds to his head and died on the spot. The Russian magazine Spetsnaz , which has...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2017) 34 (2): 67–81.
Published: 01 June 2017
... XXXXXXXXXXX Interview Transcript 2nd Edition, 2016 Düsseldorf, Germany D: Which countries did you visit before entering Germany? M: We go from Ghazni to Pakistan to Iran in 12 days. Then from Iran to Turkey by bus. Istanbul to Greeceland by boat. Then to Macedonia to Austria and to Germany...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2017) 34 (4): 24–27.
Published: 01 December 2017
... 19,000 people on Facebook and arranging transportation for protestors. Organizers shared promotional posters and spread the hashtag #StopPrawerPlan on Twitter. Solidarity protests were held in places such as Jerusalem, Gaza, London, Berlin, Rome, Istanbul, Cairo, and various American cities. The “Day...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2015) 32 (1): 3–11.
Published: 01 March 2015
... greatest fear concerns the activation of fault lines, and subsequent domestic and regional instability. On the domestic scene, a devastating earthquake could destroy Istanbul, Turkey’s bustling commercial center. The polarization between secularists and religious conservatives may lead to significant...