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Mustafa Akyol

Columnist, Hürriyet Daily News and Star

Mustafa Akyol is a liberal columnist for two Turkish newspapers, Hürriyet Daily News and Star. His articles have also appeared in Foreign Affairs, Newsweek, Washington Post and Wall Street Journal.

He studied political science and history at the Bo?aziçi University in Istanbul, where he still lives.

His book, Islam without Extremes: A Muslim Case for Liberty, an argument for "Muslim liberalism," was published by W.W. Norton in July 2011.

Articles by Mustafa Akyol

Post-Militarist Turkey: Falling Prey to Islamists?

How can post-militarist Turkey serve as a model for integrating religion into politics and society?

August 22, 2011