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Turkey must be allowed to enter the E.U.

Reader comment on item: [The Issue of Compulsion in Religion:] Islam is What Its Followers Make of It

Submitted by J. Sheff (United States), Sep 28, 2004 at 19:12

Daniel Pipes states:

"More liberal Muslims (such as the Ataturkists) can be marginalized by letting an Islamist-led Turkey enter the European Union."

In my opinion, the liberalization of Islam and the liberalization of Turkey can only be helped by allowing Turkey to join the E.U. -- and the sooner the better.
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