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This article discusses how the crushing of leftist, secularist, democratic and nationalist organizations and movements in some Arab countries, including Egypt, weakens civil society and could encourage extremism.
The author wonders whether the European Union has set such difficult conditions for Turkey’s accession to the EU because they strongly oppose Turkish accession, but cannot reject Turkey outright.
According to recent statistics, one in three Turkish women are subjected to physical domestic violence.
65% of Turkish women wear hijāb despite it being banned in governmental institutions and universities.
President Jacques Chirac forewarns that Turkey’s rejection by Europe may cause it to move towards fundamentalism and fanaticism.
British Foreign Secretary, Jack Straw spent hours this week negotiating with Germany over the issue of Turkey’s accession to the European Union.
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...


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