Weekend Reading: Leaving Istanbul, the Meaning of June 1967, and Protest in Oman
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Weekend Reading: Leaving Istanbul, the Meaning of June 1967, and Protest in Oman

Reading selections for the weekend of May 26, 2017.
Smoke rises in East Jerusalem during a battle in the 1967 Middle East War, widely known as the Six Day War, in this picture released on June 4, 2007 by Israel's Defence Ministry (Handout/Reuters).
Smoke rises in East Jerusalem during a battle in the 1967 Middle East War, widely known as the Six Day War, in this picture released on June 4, 2007 by Israel's Defence Ministry (Handout/Reuters).

Andrew Wessels explores the meaning of home as he recounts his life in Istanbul that was brought to an end by the increasing uncertainty and instability that followed last year’s coup attempt.

Ahmad Samih Khalidi considers the lasting legacy of the 1967 Six Day War on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.

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Turkey

Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Oman

Political Movements

Alice Wilson looks at the growth and evolution of Oman’s protest movement, primarily through the lens of the Salala League, and its potential to generate change.

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Turkey

Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Oman

Political Movements