Weekend Reading: Secularism in AKP’s Turkey, Extremism in Syria?, and Remembering Algeria’s Ben Bella
Steven A. Cook
April 13, 2012
A Muslim man reads the Koran on the second day of Ramadan in Khartoum (Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah/Courtesy Reuters)
Turan Kayaoglu argues that, despite opinions to the contrary, there is a way in which secularism is actually thriving in the AKP’s Turkey.
Ahmed Al Attar describes the looming Pandora’s box of extremism in Syria.
Ahram Online’s obituary for Algeria’s first president, Ahmed Ben Bella, who passed away on Wednesday this week.
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