(The Conversation) — In both countries, homegrown Islamic movements have struggled to survive in authoritarian regimes that exert strong control over religious practice.
(RNS) — Enes Kanter is not your average NBA player. How many NBA players have clashed publicly with dictators and their regimes? Or have had their home countries request red notices from Interpol? Kanter, a Turkish native and current Portland Trail Blazer, has done all of that.
(RNS) — For more than two years, the U.S. and Turkey have been at odds over the fate of Fethullah Gulen, a Turkish Muslim leader living in the hills of Pennsylvania.