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The Enlightenment Project

The Enlightenment Project

Being around a college classroom can really expand your perspective. For example, last week we were finishing off a seminar in grand strategy when one of my Yale colleagues, Charles Hill, drew a diagram on the board that put today’s events in a sweeping historical...
Opinion: 25 Years of Enlightenment

Opinion: 25 Years of Enlightenment

The years have passed by quickly since MBC TV was launched but the journey has not been a smooth one. It was not just an ordinary TV station and it was not established just to fill the gap for entertainment channels or make a profit. When Sheikh Waleed founded it, he...
Opinion: Erdoğan and the culture of democracy

Opinion: Erdoğan and the culture of democracy

It should be acknowledged that democracy does not constitute a part of our culture. This is the least that can be said. Democracy is absent on all levels, from the head of the family to the president, from primary schools to universities. We are all immersed from head...