neighbours in Syria, northern Iraqi Kurdistan and Iran. With respect to Iraqi
Kurdistan, by the end of 2010, Turkey was the most important partner for the region in terms
A Turkish Model for the ArabSpring?
Aslı Ü. Bâli 1
UCLA School of Law , Los Angeles, California
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that sense, the protest movement in Israel, which arose in July 2011, was clearly inspired by the Arabspring events (according to some of its leaders). The Israeli protest movement, or the ‘tent protest’ as it came to be known, shunned the complex issues of the post-1967 occupation and control of