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By secularism alone ?

Reader comment on item: Crisis in Turkey
in response to reader comment: Turkey at a crossroads

Submitted by Ianus (Poland), Mar 7, 2010 at 14:53

Dear LTC Yehuda Weinraub, ph.D. ,

" I also saw, first-hand, the strong comitment that the Turkish officer corps had to a to a democratic, secular ideal."

And how do you see their commitment to a bit less ideal things like their enormous privileges (hefty wages, big pensions, free high quality health care, free housing, free high quality education etc. etc. ) which the Turkish officer corps enjoys by right of secularism , so to speak ?


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