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Can't lose what you never had

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Submitted by Dave (Canada), Jun 29, 2010 at 09:08

Can't lose what you never had

Turkey was never a western partner, they just lived under the sheild of the west due to geography,

it was the Soviets or the west, which is better for Turkey?

As for Ataturk, He enforced change for years, and the army after him, and now we can see that

it didn't take, and now they are reverting to their old selves.

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