A former co-editor of our Iran, Iraq, and Turkey pages, Claire Sadar is a staff writer at Muftah. She holds a BA in history from Dickinson College and a Master’s in Religion from Boston University, where she focused on Islam in Turkish politics and society. Claire’s work has been published in Your Middle East and Foreign Affairs. She also writes regularly at her personal blog, Ataturk’s Republic. Claire’s interests include religious and ethnic minorities, Turkish politics, Islamist political movements, and theories of political change.