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The Islamization of Turkey

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Submitted by Stewart Shane (United States), Oct 6, 2014 at 08:15

The article mentions nothing about Erdogan leading Turkey toward Islamic fundamentalism and Sharia law. Is that trend taking place in Turkey? If so, why wasn't it mentioned in the article (or did I miss something)?

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One of the surprising things about Turkey over the past twelve years is that authoritarianism has played a much bigger role than Islamism. My article reflects that fact.

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