Turks Examine Their Muslim Devotion After Poll Says Faith Could Be Waning

Source:NPR Date:12Feb2019

Erdogan has said he aims to create a “pious generation” that will “work for the construction of a new civilization.” That, Cagaptay says, is generating a backlash among

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Turkey’s religious authority surrenders to political Islam

Source:The Economist Date:19Jan2018

Diyanet has a knack for odd and outrageous pronouncements. The body had already made it known that celebrating the new year, playing the lottery, feeding dogs at home, and purchasing Bitcoin were

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Turkey’s Alevis, a Muslim Minority, Fear a Policy of Denying Their Existence

Source:New York Times Date:23Jul2017

NYT should be applauded for bringing  the plight of Turkey’s “other” and forgotten minority, the Alevites, to the limelight. Probably as numerous as the Kurds, staunchly secular

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