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World Policy Journal (1 September 2001) 18 (3): 69–80.
Published: 01 September 2001
... American Coup in Guatemala. Dreaming in Turkish Stephen Kinzer My favorite word in Turkish is istiklal. fectly named because its human panorama The dictionary says it means “independ­ reflects Turkey’s drive to break away from ence,” and it has special resonance in Turkey...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2007) 24 (3): 63–73.
Published: 01 September 2007
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2011) 28 (1): 73–82.
Published: 01 March 2011
...” isn't easy . The bones belong to victims of the wave of killings that hit Cyprus in July and August 1974, after an attempted coup d'état sparked fighting between the island's Greek-speaking Orthodox Christian majority and its Turkish-speaking Muslim minority. Amid violence triggered by the Greek...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2011) 28 (4): 100–108.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Deborah Steinborn Deborah Steinborn is a freelance writer based in Hamburg and a former contributing editor of Forbes. © World Policy Institute 2011 2011 World Policy Institute HAMBURG—In 1982, a young Turkish immigrant named Kemal Sahin opened a new 430-square-foot gift shop on...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2015) 32 (2): 105–111.
Published: 01 June 2015
... well, though not many remain in the country. Czech Jews suffer few consequences for Israeli government policies, but Turkish Jews certainly do. Jewish identity, religious affiliation, and cultural tradition have become political lightening rods around the world and raised fears in metropolises...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2005) 22 (3): 81–93.
Published: 01 September 2005
... and the Question of Turkish Responsibility (Metropolitan Books, forthcoming). Turks, Armenians, and the “G-Word” Belinda Cooper an d Taner Akcam History has its long-buried minefields the accession of a nation with a Muslim posted with warnings that trespassers...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2004) 21 (1): 85–90.
Published: 01 March 2004
... Macedonia has (unbelievably) left Turkish neighbors, and vice versa. Without the “name issue” of the Skopje government air brushing out any part of the painful his­ still in limbo more than a decade later; not torical record, or pretending that ongoing to speak of Pangalos’ even more dangerous Greek...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2012) 29 (4): 27–38.
Published: 01 December 2012
... government was ousted in 1991, and Erdogan wanted to present a momentous gift. On August 19, 2011, two planes landed in Mogadishu, bearing Erdogan and his wife along with a delegation of Turkish politicians, businessmen, journalists, singers, even a reality television star. This visit touched off a new...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2012) 29 (2): 59–67.
Published: 01 June 2012
... members of the main opposition, the Syrian National Council (SNC), and the armed rebels, the Free Syrian Army (FSA). Still, there are potential kinks in Turkey’s humanitarian pledge. So far the Turkish government has preferred to act alone, which alienates human rights organizations and limits aid. It...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2004) 20 (4): 91–93.
Published: 01 December 2004
... encouraged by Prime Minister David Lloyd George, to retake Asia Minor. The Turks, led by Mustafa Kemal, drove back Greek invaders in a brutal war whose atrocities shamed both sides. Out of the mire emerged the Turkish Republic, its frontiers delineated in the 1923 Treaty of Lausanne, which also...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2018) 35 (2): 47–55.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Kaya Genç Copyright © 2018 World Policy Institute 2018 ADAM JONES ADAM JONES Necip Fazıl Kısakürek was a Turkish poet. In the 1920s, as the Ottoman Empire disintegrated and the modern Turkish republic took its place, he read philosophy at the Sorbonne in Paris and became a...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2001) 18 (2): 55–64.
Published: 01 June 2001
... pointment with the headmaster that morn­ World War. By special arrangement with ing. The Special “Rum” (originally, the the Sublime Porte, Phanariots also served Arabic word for Byzantine; nowadays the as Haspodars of Moldavia and Wallachia, colloquial Turkish word for a Greek of Turk­ and as senior...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2012) 29 (1): 22–32.
Published: 01 March 2012
...James Angelos James Angelos is a Berlin-based journalist who has written for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The New Republic . He writes often on migration issues and researched Turkish immigration to Germany under the sponsorship of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation...
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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 June 2012) 29 (2): 89–96.
Published: 01 June 2012
... in specialized environments. His firm is based in Istanbul where the debonair Celebi was born but left as a teen. It’s a place he’d dreamed of returning to despite being happy in his adopted home of San Francisco. In 2004, he launched an enterprise that would unleash Turkish innovation—a perfect...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2015) 32 (4): 83–91.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Party (PKK) and the Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD), and so little flows from Turkey to extreme jihadist groups here. The population of Şanlıurfa, Gaziantep, Kilis, and Hatay is a blend of Kurdish and Arabic elements with local Turkish populations inherited from when the Ottoman Empire ruled...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2005) 22 (3): 53–60.
Published: 01 September 2005
...? planned date for Turkish accession is 2014, Will any imaginable institutional arrange­ after the next budget agreement but one. ment be sufficient to incorporate Turkey One cannot but suspect that the EU will in the EU? Opposition to Turkish entry have wriggled out of its commitments to swayed...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2011) 28 (4): 20–33.
Published: 01 December 2011
..., this global eminence is Bartholomew I—with the bright eyes of the Bosphorus and the Sea of Marmara as well as the rejuvenated skin tone of the island of Imvros, his Turkish birthplace. The present Ecumenical Patriarch is the 270th holder of that title, following an extraordinary line of churchmen, who...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2004) 21 (3): 1–14.
Published: 01 September 2004
... Turkey, despite the attempt on the part of led to violent acts against the regime and its the Kemalist elite to denigrate Islam. Dur­ most visible symbols and supporters; it also ing the Turkish war of independence, Islam­ meant that Islamists could claim the high ic identity was the primary...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2001) 17 (4): 25–32.
Published: 01 December 2001
... are concerned. Yet als with respect to Chechnya not only recall one cannot live in Washington without be­ those of French generals during the Alger­ coming aware of the desperate need of cer­ ian War of Independence (1954-62), but tain members of Western elites for new ene­ of Turkish generals...