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Turkey and Islamism

Reader comment on item: Is Turkey Going Islamist?

Submitted by SFauvis (United States), May 21, 2012 at 22:43

Turkey herself does not appear to regard herself as Islamist at present, and there are very different analyses of turkish politics that come to polar conclusions. It is all very confusing but will likely be cleared up in the next few years. Is the Islamist parties become more powerful, and Erdogan more bold in his implementations of Islamist practices (such as been happening with Hijabs and the like), then we will have our answer, admittedly too late.

It will also be interesting to see how Turkey fares as a result of the international pressured put upon Iran and how the resulting impact on Syria affects her neighbor.


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