Ihsan Dagi

Ihsan Dagi is professor of international relations at the Middle East Technical University in Ankara, Turkey, and the editor-in-chief of the quarterly Insight Turkey. He is the author of Turkey Between Democracy and Militarism: Post-Kemalist Perspectives (2008).

July 2008, Volume 19, Issue 3

Islamist Parties and Democracy: Turkey’s AKP in Power

The rise of Islamist parties poses new challenges to efforts to understand the relationship between Islam and democracy. A diverse group of authors investigates this new phenomenon and its implications for the future of democracy in the Middle East.