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The Rise of Political Islam in Turkey
     

The Rise of Political Islam in Turkey

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by Angel Rabasa, Stephen F. Larrabee
 

Turkey, a Muslim-majority country, is pivotal to Western security interests in the Middle East. Its ruling party, the AKP, has Islamic roots but operates within a framework of strict secular democracy, which has generated controversy over the boundaries between secularism and religion. This monograph describes the politico-religious landscape in Turkey and

Overview

Turkey, a Muslim-majority country, is pivotal to Western security interests in the Middle East. Its ruling party, the AKP, has Islamic roots but operates within a framework of strict secular democracy, which has generated controversy over the boundaries between secularism and religion. This monograph describes the politico-religious landscape in Turkey and evaluates how the balance between secular and religious forces has changed over the past decade.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780833044570
Publisher:
Rand Publishing
Publication date:
05/22/2008
Pages:
132
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.30(d)

Meet the Author

Angel M. Rabasa (Ph.D., History, Harvard University) is a senior policy analyst at RAND. He was previously the Deputy Director, Office of Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei, and Singapore Affairs at the Department of State and has held numerous State and Defense Department positions.

F. Stephen Larrabee (Ph.D., Political Science, Columbia Univeristy) is a senior international policy analyst at RAND whose research interests include NATO and military alliances, the Mediterranean region, and U.S. defenses policies.

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