Weekend Reading: Turkish Justice, Great Expectations in Egypt, and Jordan’s Challenges
Steven A. Cook
January 4, 2013
A man searches for a book in a second hand book market in Istanbul (Osman Orsal/Courtesy Reuters).
Markar Esayan says that Turkey’s democracy can only be consolidated if criminals of the past are held accountable, including officers of the Turkish Armed Forces.
Ahmed Zewail avers that Islam is not the problem in Egypt, but rather the unrealistic expectations for speedy changes during a difficult transition.
The blog Black Iris reflects on Jordan’s failure to change and progress during 2012, and gives predictions for what may come for the country in 2013.
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