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Islamization of Turkey

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Submitted by G. Rinzler (United States), Jun 11, 2010 at 16:58

I would add to these comments outside influences. When I visited Turkey in 1990 I asked how come so many young women wear scarves. I was told that Saudi money build mosques and madrasses trying to counteract Ataturk's secular legacy.

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