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Submitted by Sohel Ahmed Bahjat (Iraq), Mar 5, 2010 at 04:25

Always your articles are great and you evoke me to say something, I agree with you that the AK party make any neutral observer worry about what happening there, but also you must be non emotional with any situation you study it. Turkish secularism dominated historically from up to down, that was necessary in 1920s but now when Turkey is about increasingly support the culture of globalization and modernity with open economic that ll need secularizing the society. Also, this changes not coming from plot theory as you said, but changes coming because of economical achievements of AKP, the Turkish people were satisfied of individual freedoms, Turkish national slogans, so Turks need more investments, open relations with regional countries and more human culture.

At last, there is real thing threat the Turkish future, Europeans refused Turkey many times, so Turkish people saw them as Christian club, the last disaster come from US Congress when they recognize the Armenian massacres of WW1 that things will push Turks faraway from Ataturkism and secularism, in the end, the important thing Turks need here is investment and welfare economic, which promised by AK Party.

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