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Turkey vs Israel?

A New Danger in the Middle East Original Article

Earlier this summer tensions exploded in the Middle East as Israel defied a flotilla sent from Turkey to Gaza to break Israel’s shipping blockade. Some think Turkey’s political atmosphere is shifting from one of established secularism to one in step with the Islamism of its neighbors, notably Iran. New Discovery Institute international relations fellow Claire Berlinski provides a revealing look at the Middle East. View the video here.

Claire Berlinski

Claire Berlinski was born in 1968 in California, and grew up in New York, Seattle and California. She received her undergraduate degree in Modern History and her doctorate in International Relations from Balliol College at Oxford University. She has since lived and worked in Britain, Thailand, Laos, France, and Turkey as a journalist, academic, consultant and freelance writer. Her work has been published in the New York Times, the Washington Post, City Journal, the New York Sun, First Post, the Oxford International Review, Asia Times, the Weekly Standard, the National Review, Policy Review, Azure, Travel & Leisure, Traveler's Tales, Arabies Trends, and numerous anthologies.