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With the elections in the U.S. behind us, the author argues against the logic of many Turkish Americans to vote on the basis of the Armenian Genocide bill and instead urges them to vote in accordance with their own values, domestic priorities, and vision for the future of America. He underlines the importance of supporting Turkish Americans that are eager to enter American politics at the local level as well.

 

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Ali Gunertem
Ali Gunertem
From the Desk of the Editor Since the founding of the Turkish Republic, competing conceptions of Turkish identity have existed. Among many examples, the role of Islam has been contested, Kurdish and Turkish nationalisms have clashed, and various identity-based movements have ebbed and flowed, shaping political cleavages. National identity contestation has also spilled over into Turkey’s relationship with its Western...
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