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There is no indication on the ground that Turkey represents a bridge, since its relations with the Muslim world, namely its neighbors Iran, Iraq and Syria, are still at a low level, and moreover, Turkey plays a marginal role in the current Islamic culture and literature.
After three decades of endeavors, the executive committee of the European Union has initially accepted to negotiate with Turkey. It is a start for Turkey to become an official member of the Union afterwards. The European Union has been closing the doors in Turkey’s face, as said, because it is a...
Adel Guindy responded to Dr. Saad Eddin Ibrahim’s article “Islam Can Vote, If We Let It” [art. 5] saying that the article provides a good insight about what Dr. Ibrahim has been repeatedly telling high-level politicians in Washington D.C. and academics and media in the world’s main capitals for...
Bernard Lewis delivered a speech at Georgetown University that was published later in ‘Foreign Affairs.’ Lewis spoke about Islamic political thought and presented a background about the conceptualization of freedom and justice in the Islamic jurisprudence. He cites the roots of tyranny in the...
The Turkish government declared the banning of veiled women from entering a university or driving cars. This declaration provoked the feelings of many Muslims especially since many of them believe that Islam is the hijab and niqab. The author does not agree that Islam is simply a hijab and niqap....
The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) has issued a resolution to set up a post of a personal representative entrusted with detecting anti-Islamic aspects in European countries.
Will states apologize for their mistakes against other nations? What if those mistakes were conducted tens/hundreds of years ago? How can political systems be held responsible for faults of their predecessors?
During the Saudi Arabian municipal elections, the nation’s first experiment in real democracy, many were worried because Islamic activists dominated their secular rivals.
There is a wide-ranged white slavery [sex traffic] affair that afflicts countries like Moldova, Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Tajikistan and Romania, on different levels. Dr. Sema Erder, a Turkish researcher in the social sciences, commented saying that the targeted women in sex slavery are young...
Today Turkey is attempting to join the European Union and become the link between the Christian West and the Muslim East, but without wars or armies this time. Will the Europeans give a chance for the two cultures to be joined?

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