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Weekend Reading: Partnering With Turkey, Subordinating the Turkish Military, and Lamenting Abbasiya

by Steven A. Cook
May 11, 2012

A man reads a newspaper with a story about the new ministers that have been put in the Tunisian government, at a street kiosk in downtown Tunis (Louafi Larbi/Courtesy Reuters). A man reads a newspaper with a story about the new ministers that have been put in the Tunisian government, at a street kiosk in downtown Tunis (Louafi Larbi/Courtesy Reuters).

CFR’s recently released Independent Task Force on Turkey, co-chaired by Madeleine K. Albright and Stephen J. Hadley, and directed by Steven A. Cook.

Mehmet Ali Birand outlines the AKP’s plan for the role of the Turkish Armed Forces in the country’s potential new constitution.

The Sandmonkey offers his thoughts on Egypt’s recent Abbasiya fiasco.

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