Mustafa Akyol

Mustafa Akyol is a columnist for two Turkish newspapers, Hürriyet Daily News and Star. His articles have also appeared in Foreign Affairs, Newsweek, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The Guardian and many other publications. He studied political science and history at the Boğaziçi 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. The book was described by the Financial Times in 2011 as “a forthright and elegant Muslim defense of freedom.”
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