Country: Turkey

U.S. President Donald Trump and Vice-President Mike Pence at the White House in Washington (photo: Reuters)

U.S. policy on the Middle East

The imperial reflex

Turkish exiles′ news platform ″Ahval″ (source: Ahval)

Turkish exiles′ news portal "Ahval"

Hardly politically neutral

Bachtyar Ali (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/Unionsverlag)

Bachtyar Ali's novel "Die Stadt der weißen Musiker"

Poetry and truth

Burhan Sönmez (photo: imago/ZUMA Press)

Book review: "Istanbul Istanbul" by Burhan Sönmez

Laughing in the face of death

Fethullah Gulen (photo: picture alliance/dpa)

The Gulen movement in Turkey

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Creating an elite to lead the state

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (photo: picture-alliance/Pixsell/S. Ilic)

Turkish-U.S. relations

Erdogan's Machiavellian motives

The Orient in flux: in 1798 Napoleon′s troops landed in Egypt and dealt a stunning blow to the Muslim Mamluks (source: Fine Art Images/Heritage Images/Getty Images)

Enlightenment in the Islamic world

Refuting the 'westernisation' narrative

Ataturk flag above Taksim Square in Istanbul (photo: Reuters)

Criticising Erdogan

Don't romanticise the Kemalist legacy!

Turkish women protest the draft mufti law in Ankara, Turkey, on 12.10.2017 (photo: Adem Altan/AFP/Getty Images)

Erdogan′s Turkey

Eroding Ataturk's legacy

Turks hold up a banner bearing the faces of Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Fethullah Gulen (photo: Getty Images/AFP/O. Kose)

The restructuring of Turkey

Filling the gap left by Gulen

Shia militias move into the Iraqi province of Nineveh (photo: Reuters/A. Jalal)

Fighting over Kurdish independence

A political fiasco

Indonesian Sufis perform a ceremonial dance on 3 August 2012 in Jakarta (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Christoph Peters′ short story collection ″Selfie mit Sheikh″

Closer to the unknown

Stained glass window in Berlin′s Sehitlik Mosque (photo: dpa)

Non-fiction: ″Religious criticism around 1900″

Middle Eastern philosophy's take on Islam

Turkish soldier in a tank near Jarabulus on the Syrian-Turkish border, September 2016 (photo: Getty Images/AFP/B. Kilic)

Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Securitising Turkish foreign policy: Turning back the clock

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visiting the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamin bin Hamad Al-Thani on 24.07.2017 in Doha (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/AP)

Turkey and the Gulf states

Recep Tayyip Erdogan: Sticking his neck out for Qatar

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