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Turkish and European Union flags fly together as people walk under them at Taksim Square on May 24, 2013, in Istanbul. AFP Photo/Bulent Kilic

Keep Bridging the Gap

Keep Bridging the Gap

Three weeks of unrest in Turkey have left five people dead, injured many others, and forced thousands more to seek treatment for tear gas inhalation. Now an international crisis over the still simmering protests could do critical damage to the great drivers of...

Lawrence of Legend

The Majalla-When I was spending summer afternoons copying Arabic lettering off the blackboard at Oxford University’s Oriental Institute, I would often catch myself staring out of the dull, aluminum-framed windows. Where were the sweeping skylines pricked with...