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Posts Tagged: Recep Erdogan

April 25, 2017 3:43 pm
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The Erdogan Enigma

I nominate Recep Tayyip Erdogan, president of Turkey, as the most inconsistent, mysterious and therefore most unpredictable major politician on the world stage. His victory...

March 2, 2017 7:50 am
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Erdogan Exploits Islam for Personal and Political Gain

Anyone who follows Turkish President Erdogan’s political career cannot escape the conclusion that he has carefully and systematically crafted policies framed in Islamic clothing. He...

January 27, 2017 3:22 am
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Erdogan’s Lust for Power Is Destroying Turkey’s Democracy

This is the first in a series of articles based in part on eyewitness accounts about the rapidly deteriorating socio-political conditions in Turkey, and what...

June 5, 2013 12:18 am
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Riots in Turkey and Tens of Thousands Dead in Syria, Caused by West Bank Settlements?

Just imagine... If in Israel there were widespread protests involving tens of thousands throughout the country calling out Prime Minister Netanyahu, there would be...

June 4, 2013 11:52 am
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Turkey Protests: Can Erdogan Weather the Storm?

Can Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, pictured, weather the storm of Turkey protests that erupted over the weekend? Photo: World Economic Forum. JNS.org - Widespread...

June 4, 2013 12:34 am
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Turkish Police Fire Tear Gas at Crowd Massing Near Erdogan’s Istanbul Office

Al Arabiya - Turkish police fired tear gas Monday to disperse protestors massing near Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's Istanbul office in a fourth...

June 3, 2013 1:34 am
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Erdogan Rejects Dictator Charge

Ynet - Turkey's prime minister on Sunday rejected claims that he is an authoritarian leader, dismissing protesters as an extremist fringe even as hundreds moved...

June 2, 2013 12:26 pm
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Violent Anti-Erdogan Protests Engulf Istanbul

JNS.org - Widespread protests against Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan erupted over the weekend, as Erdogan's increasingly authoritative policies have angered many Turks, especially within the...

April 3, 2013 2:05 am
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Turkish Neo-Ottomanism is Threatened by Iran

The understandings reached between Israel and Turkey in efforts to normalize their relations raise a more fundamental issue about relations between states...

January 10, 2013 10:52 am
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“Some of My Best Friends are Antisemites”: Obama Nominates Hagel

"Europe's leaders—and all leaders—should strongly oppose antisemitism, which poisons public debates over the future of the Middle East." -President George W....

December 28, 2012 12:20 pm
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What Does ‘Mildly Islamist’ Mean?

The Economist, amongst many others, loves to refer to Recep Erdogan, Prime Minister of Turkey, and his Justice and Development Party, as "mildly Islamist". He...

November 25, 2012 4:08 pm
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Say Hello to the New Tribal Middle East

A recent picture taken in Gaza reveals more than all the sanctimonious speeches calling on Israel to be "humane" or "proportional" in fighting the Islamic terror state in Gaza that has made life a...

Culture

Backstreet Boys’ Nick Carter Films Video Onstage During Israel Concert

Backstreet Boys singer Nick Carter filmed a video onstage during his band's live concert...

American Model Kate Upton Shares Photos From Her Trip to Israel

American model Kate Upton shared with her Twitter followers on Thursday photos from her recent trip to Israel. The 25-year-old uploaded three...

Features

Zionism Meets Feminism: Talking Shop Over a Glass of Chardonnay

JNS.org - In a quintessential “only in Israel” moment, nearly 60 women (and a few dozen men) gathered on a breezy...

Brooklyn Man Hopes to Open a New Chapter of Jewish Dating

At many recent Passover seders, sometime after the four questions were asked, a fifth one was posed by a parent...

The Israeli Air Force Legend Who Influenced Generations

JNS.org - On Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day for Fallen Soldiers, the family of Lt.-Col. Ohad Shadmi -- a legendary and highly influential...

Israel

Top Hamas Official Warns: Gaza Border Protests Will Continue After May 15

A top Hamas official warned on Wednesday that the ongoing Gaza border demonstrations -- expected to reach their peak on May 15, known as "Nakba Day" by the Palestinians --...

Middle East

In Power for 15 Years, Iraq’s Shi’ites Split Ahead of Crucial V...

United in their fight against Saddam Hussein's oppression for decades, Iraq's Shi'ites have become deeply fragmented and disillusioned with their...

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