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About Ahmet T.Kuru

Ahmet T.Kuru is professor at the department of political science in San Diego State University, interested in comparative politics, religion and politics, and Islam and the Middle East.

Articles by Ahmet T.Kuru

This week’s editor

Alex Sakalis, Editor

Alex Sakalis is associate editor of openDemocracy and co-edits the Can Europe Make It? page.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Alfred Stepan – Democracy and Islam

Stepan’s deep respect for Muslims was an extension of his general respect to all human beings, a reflection of his independent and curious mind, and big and compassionate heart. In memoriam.

Corruption, Islamism, and Twitter in Turkey

Erdoğan has consolidated the executive, legislative, and the judicial powers under his authority; yet he has been unable to control another source of power— Twitter.

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