Topic: Fadi Hakura
Free and fair elections alone will not cure the steep divisions in Arab societies. In fact, they will probably exacerbate them, because a crucial piece of the puzzle is missing: secularism.
05/10/2011 10:51 am
Turks vote Sunday on 26 far-reaching constitutional amendments put forward by the ruling party, which some suspect of trying to erase the Muslim country's secularism.
09/10/2010 02:31 pm
While the US has continued to press for UN Security Council sanctions on Iran over its nuclear program, Turkey's high-profile role in brokering a nuclear deal with Tehran is just the latest sign of an emerging diplomatic power.
05/19/2010 07:01 pm
In an alleged Turkey coup plot, 12 senior officers have been charged with plotting a coup against the country's Islam-leaning civilian government. It appears to be an attempt to weaken the influence of the secular military, say analysts.
02/24/2010 05:24 pm
Two cases have the nation on edge. While the government goes after an ultranationalist gang, prosecutors want to ban the ruling party on charges of Islamist subversion.
07/09/2008 01:00 am
Court will hear arguments on whether to shutter Turkey's Islamic-rooted ruling party.
04/04/2008 01:00 am