Christian Caryl

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Senior fellow at the Legatum Institute, contributing editor to Foreign Policy magazine and the author of Strange Rebels: 1979 and the Birth of the 21st Century

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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was not on the ballot, but Sunday's parliamentary election was widely seen as a referendum on his leadership and his ambition for more political…

A Political Upset in Turkey Means New Uncertainty in the Middle East

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was not on the ballot, but Sunday's parliamentary election was widely seen as a referendum on his leadership and his ambition for more political…

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In his new book, “Strange Rebels,” Christian Caryl maintains that 1979 was a “transformative” year when apparently different leaders were all seized by a “peculiar spirit of defiance.”

‘Strange Rebels’ and the Significance of 1979

In his new book, “Strange Rebels,” Christian Caryl maintains that 1979 was a “transformative” year when apparently different leaders were all seized by a “peculiar spirit of defiance.”

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Two years ago, Tunisia led the so-called "Arab Spring" by replacing a dictatorship with a democracy. Egypt was not far behind.

The Middle East: From Democracy to Chaos

Two years ago, Tunisia led the so-called "Arab Spring" by replacing a dictatorship with a democracy. Egypt was not far behind.

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