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And which nation is not a composite?

Reader comment on item: Turkey in Cyprus vs. Israel in Gaza
in response to reader comment: there was no Byzantian Empire just a manupulated lie

Submitted by Kepha Hor (United States), Nov 2, 2012 at 21:51

Oguztolga, what's wrong with being a mix? I have heard some people say that, barring a few refugee Uzbek, Uyghur and Kyrgys, every Turk from West of Erzincan is a Greek of the wrong language and religion; every Turk from east of there is an Armenian of the wrong language and religion; and every Muhacir from the old empire is a Slav of the wrong language and religion. And such a quip draws much anger from people who are Muslim and speak Turkish.

Maybe if you would accept your own mongrel past, you might make yourselves a going concern like America or China (two mongrel nations).


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