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Turkey and EU

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Submitted by Topi Heiskanen (Finland), Jun 11, 2006 at 11:06

You appear to be rather pessimistic about the metastasizing of islamism in Turkey. How come the USA is eagerly jostling Turkey into the EU? What do you make of that? We already have 15 million Muslims in Europe and muchos problemas.

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The U.S. government sees Erdogan as part of the solution, unlike myself.

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