General http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/31792/all en URGENT ¥¥¥ US General Dunford takes charge of NATO in Afghanistan http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130210/urgent-us-general-dunford-takes-charge-nato-afghanistan <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>US General Joseph Dunford assumed command of NATO forces in Afghanistan on Sunday, taking over from General John Allen as the coalition prepares to withdraw the bulk of combat troops by next year, an AFP reporter witnessed.</p> <p>Marine general Dunford will likely be the last commander of the United States' longest war, tasked with bringing forces home after more than 11 years and overseeing the transfer of Afghan security duties to local forces.</p> <p>jf/pdw/ia</p> General International relations Military Political geography AFP Sun, 10 Feb 2013 08:00:49 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5751573 at http://www.globalpost.com ‘General Will,' Kemalists and neo-Kemalists http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130404/general-will-kemalists-and-neo-kemalists <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> Taha Akyol's book, titled “Ataturk'un Ihtilal Hukuku” (Ataturk's Legal System of Revolution), shows how Mustafa Kemal increasingly become Ataturk, the father of Turks, and eventually started seeing himself as above the law. This is unfortunately human nature and is of course not specific only to Ataturk.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130404/general-will-kemalists-and-neo-kemalists" target="_blank">read more</a></p> General Human Interest Politics of Turkey Republicanism in Turkey Secularism in Turkey Asianet Thu, 04 Apr 2013 17:17:01 +0000 Asianet 5801798 at http://www.globalpost.com