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Turkey Deals Its Future

Oct 12, 2007 | Comments Off

The Globalist

By Tulin Daloglu

Leading Turkey requires the skills of a chess grandmaster. Considering it is a longtime ally of the United States, is located next to Iraq and is being drawn into an intensifying relationship with Iran, Turkey is deciding how to best address its own needs. That includes an assessment about whether the “new world order” shaping up around it will include an America as influential as it used to be.

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Neither Autocrats Nor Islamists

Oct 11, 2007 | Comments Off

The Globalist

By Tulin Daloglu

For centuries, women have been used — as property, as slaves — in the sense of having no rights over their own body. To a troubling degree, this is still the case in much of the Middle East. The larger story here is not one that pits the Muslim world against the West — or Islam against Christianity. It is a struggle for dominance. As Tulin Daloglu argues, what needs to happen is a change in approach — a change in how men in power see the world.
In the past, men played the game of empire, assuming the role of conqueror — while women were generally treated as property, to be traded back and forth. Men ruled empires, controlled women and built civilizations whose currency was power and military superiority.

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