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Guess what lesson did I get from Attaturk's policies??

Reader comment on item: Crisis in Turkey
in response to reader comment: Yet one more country falling under islamists control ....Mar 2010

Submitted by Ibrahim Ozaan (United States), Mar 3, 2010 at 13:50

Mr. Phil Greend:
When we the Turks were "Islamists", we ruled the world, from Uzbekistan to Yugoslavia...
The day Attaturk declared Turkey as a "Secular" nation, we were downgraded, degraded, demoted and insulted all over the world. And now we can't even control a small piece of land like Turkey.

The West does not accept us as a fully Secular nation
The East does not accept us as a fully Islamic nation... (Its True !!)

Isn't this sad for a Turk like me??
Guess what lesson did I get from Attaturk's policy ??

Ibrahim Ozaan


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