Why did political Islam fail? And why did political Islam in Turkey, which started as a rising star turn into a political monster? Why did the Arab, Muslim awakening with its good intentions end in a death and why did political Islamists become killing machines?

All these open questions necessitate deeper understanding and scholarly work, says political scientist Cengiz Aktar.

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Venice 2018