Editorial

2021-05-31T13:51:07+03:00December 10, 1984|Categories: Articles, Khamsin 11|

A group of leftist Turkish intellectuals and activists agreed to impart to us in Khamsin some of their knowledge concerning their country. At our request, they later agreed to put together this special issue of Khamsin, wholly devoted to Turkey.

Turkish Foreign Relations – Ron Ayres

2020-10-13T11:33:06+03:00December 10, 1984|Categories: Articles, Khamsin 11|Tags: |

Since the end of the Second World War Turkey has been firmly in the orbit of the Western alliance though in the past decade a number of events have occurred which have strained the relationship with the West. At present Turkey is surrounded by actual or potential conflicts with Greece, Cyprus, Syria, the Soviet Union, and to the east Iran and Iraq – both with dissatisfied Kurdish minorities.

Forbidden Agendas: Presentation – Jon Rothschild

2021-06-16T13:34:09+03:00October 1, 1984|Categories: Forbidden Agendas, Khamsin|Tags: |

There is hardly a problem of contemporary society and politics that does not possess a particularly severe form in the Middle East. Nevertheless, in all the various countries, there have always been people who have challenged the status quo with the vision of a future that, however distant and elusive, nonetheless contains some hope. The journal Khamsin was founded in 1975 by a small group of such people.

To Live Together ‒ a Dialogue between Said Hammami and Moshé Machover

2021-05-31T13:51:56+03:00October 1, 1984|Categories: Documents, Forbidden Agendas|Tags: , , |

Whatever may be said about Hammami's political views on particular points, there is no denying the non-sectarianism of his attitude to the Israeli Jewish population: he recognizes that they constitute a nationality just as much as the Palestinian Arabs, and that they, too, are entitled to national right in Palestine. To hear a Palestinian spokesman say this was not necessarily congenial to fanatics on both sides.

Editorial

2020-10-10T11:47:43+03:00July 10, 1983|Categories: Articles, Khamsin 10|

The present issue of Khamsin goes to the press almost exactly one year after Israel's invasion of Lebanon. The central theme of the issue is not a description of the war events themselves, but their broader context.

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