Category Archives: Turkey

Aug 7 2012

Oil dispute and ethno-politics in the Kurdish region of Iraq

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By Zeynep Kaya   The competition for oil control in the Kurdish area of Iraq strains relationships between Turkey, Iraq and the Kurdish regional government of Iraq. The oil dispute between the Iraqi central government in Baghdad, the Kurdistan Regional … Continue reading

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Apr 13 2012

Islamists of Tunisia: Reconciling national contradictions

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This article is second in a special series of posts commissioned by LSE IDEAS exploring Islamism and the Arab Spring. The series also includes articles on the history of political Islam, Egypt, Libya, and a concluding post on pluralism and … Continue reading

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Apr 11 2012

Islamutopia: A very short history of political Islam

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This article is an introduction to a special series of posts commissioned by LSE IDEAS exploring Islamism and the Arab Spring. The series also includes articles on Tunisia, Egypt and Libya, with a concluding post on pluralism and minorities. By … Continue reading

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