This week, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will visit the U.S. president at the White House. The meeting, which was confirmed only a few days ago, takes place against a worsening U.S.-Turkish relationship and moves by the U.S.
News of the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, leader of the Islamic State, has sparked debate across the region about the consequences of his demise.
“Political Islam” is a constantly changing force in global politics. It is the term frequently used to designate movements that explicitly call for application of Islamic principles in modern political life.
The agreement between the United States and Turkey to establish a “peace corridor” or safe zone in northern Syria appears to be holding for the moment. Last month’s agreement envisioned the joint patrolling of the area by both U.S.
Revolution without Revolutionaries challenges the conventional concept of revolution as a collective and conscious action aimed at overthrowing a political system in a short period of time.