Independent and cutting-edge analysis on Turkey and its neighborhood
Dimitar Bechev & Joost Hiltermann

Dr. Dimitar Bechev is a Research Fellow at the Center for Russian, Eurasian and East European Studies at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

Dr. Joost Hiltermann is the Program Director for the Middle East and North Africa at the International Crisis Group (ICG).

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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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