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Many Fear Authoritarian Turn as Turkish Elections Loom

Middle East Policy Council, May 29, 2015

On June 7, Turkish voters will cast their ballots for their country’s parliamentary elections. But this election is about ...

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Israeli Anger at Vatican Recognition of Palestine

Middle East Policy Council, May 26, 2015

The visit of Pope Francis to Palestine — and his subsequent recognition of the State of Palestine and ...

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Morsi on Death Row

Middle East Policy Council, May 19, 2015

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi finds himself under increasing pressure to commute the death sentence passed on his ...

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Turkey Reacts to Death of 1980 Coup Leader

Middle East Policy Council, May 13, 2015

The death of General Kenan Evren, leader of the infamous 1980 military coup and subsequent president of Turkey, ...

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Gulf States Remain Concerned over Iran

Middle East Policy Council, May 11, 2015

Many regional observers have begun speculating on the reasons for the Saudi king’s decision to send his representatives ...

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Ethiopian Jews Confront Racism in Israel

Middle East Policy Council, May 5, 2015

On Sunday, Israelis of Ethiopian descent took to the streets of Tel Aviv to protest against systemic discrimination. The ...

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