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All Posts Tagged With: "Turkey"

Turkey’s Tigers: Introduction

(August 22, 2006) For years, Turkey has been run by a stridently secular business and political elite struggling to align itself with the Western world, while its pious Muslims have been pushed to the political and economic fringes. But now, even the most devout Muslims are embracing Western-style capitalism and commerce.

Jul 11th, 2011 | Comments

World Links: Pakistan Suffers Six Attacks in One Day, U.N. Endorses Gladstone Report

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Oct 15th, 2009 | Comments

World Links: Rwandan Genocide Fugitive Arrested, Floods Kill 250 in India

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Oct 6th, 2009 | Comments

World Links: Aquino’s Son Will Run for President in the Philippines, Coal Mine Blast in China

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Sep 9th, 2009 | Comments

World Links: Turkey and Armenia Agree to Open Borders, Iran Offers New Nuclear Proposal

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Sep 1st, 2009 | Comments

One Woman’s Brave Struggle to Expose “Honor Killings”

An award-winning Jordanian author chronicles how her reporting exposed the often accepted practice of murdering women in the name of family honor.

Jul 29th, 2009 | Comments

World Links: Mexico Shuts Down; May Day Protest Turn Violent Berlin, Istanbul

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

May 1st, 2009 | Comments

World Links: Obama in Iraq, Rwandans Mark 15th Anniversary of Genocide

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Apr 7th, 2009 | Comments

Economic Crisis in a Globalized World

A round-up of how nations around the globe are dealing with the economic downturn: bailouts, I.M.F. loans, and schadenfreude.

Nov 21st, 2008 | Comments

Erdogan on Obama, the Economy, and the World

The Turkish Prime Minister makes his first public speech in the United States outside of the United Nations Security Council.

Nov 14th, 2008 | Comments

Lesson Plans

These lesson plans and activities for middle and high school classes serve as a guide to exploring the themes of WIDE ANGLE films.

Oct 16th, 2008 | Comments

Turkey’s Tigers: Timeline: Ataturk to Today

Timeline of the Turkish debate between secularism and Islam, from Ataturk to today.

Aug 22nd, 2006 | Comments

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Turkey’s Tigers: Video: Full Episode

For years, Turkey's pious Muslims have been pushed to the fringes of the stridently secular country. Now Muslims are embracing capitalism and commerce.

Aug 22nd, 2006 | Comments

Turkey’s Tigers: Essay: Bordering on What?

The jostling together of European fads, age-old rural folkways and Islamic fervor has been a fact of Turkish life for a long time.

Aug 22nd, 2006 | Comments
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