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Behlül Özkan

Associate Professor, Marmara University

Behlül Özkan completed his bachelor studies at the Bo?aziçi University Department of Political Sciences and International relations. He then performed his graduate studies and received his PhD from Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University. He is currently Assistant Professor in the Department of International Relations at Marmara University. He is the author of From the Abode of Islam to the Turkish Vatan: Making of a National Homeland in Turkey (Yale University Press, 2012). He also contributed op-eds to New York Times, Huffington Post, Al Jazeera, Hurriyet Daily News, Open Democracy.

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The Cold War-era Origins of Islamism in Turkey and its Rise to Power

Behlül Özkan

The dichotomy between Kemalism and Islamism is one of the dominant paradigms in studies of Turkish politics...

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