Weekend Reading: Leadership in the Middle East, Syria’s Refugees, and Turkish Democracy
Steven A. Cook
September 13, 2013
Free Syrian Army fighters run to take cover in a village in Aleppo's countryside September 12, 2013 (Hamid Khatib/Courtesy Reuters).
Daniel Lakin discusses how the Arab Spring has all but prevented any clear leader from emerging in the Middle East.
Gershom Gorenberg argues that the United States can help in Syria’s crisis by supplying money and visas to refugees.
Bulent Kenes, writing for Today’s Zaman, claims that Turkey lacks one of the fundamental aspects of a democracy: tolerance for diversity.
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