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Did Microsoft steal its fonts from the Turkish army?

Did Microsoft steal its fonts from the Turkish army?

The Turkish court that sentenced more than 300 officers on coup plotting charges in September (2012) apparently thinks so. The Turkish military has long set the ground rules for Turkish politics, and this was hailed as a landmark trial. Many ...

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Erdoğan Is Not Turkey’s Only Problem

Erdoğan Is Not Turkey’s Only Problem

Türkan Saylan was a trailblazing physician, one of Turkey’s first female dermatologists and a leading campaigner against leprosy. She was also a staunch secularist who established a foundation to provide scholarships to young girls so they could attend school. In ...

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The Problem Is Authoritarianism, Not Islam

The Problem Is Authoritarianism, Not Islam

Is Islam fundamentally incompatible with democracy? Time and again events compel us to ask this question. And yet it is a question that obscures more than it illuminates. Turkey, Egypt, and Tunisia are very different countries, but one thing that ...

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