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What has happened to the legacy of Mustafah Kamel Attaturk?

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Submitted by ron cope (United States), Feb 23, 2017 at 12:01

In the 1990s when I visited Turkey there were portraits of Kamel Attaturk everywhere. He was revered for bringing Turkey into the modern world. Now it seems the current leadership is seeking to return Turkey to an Islamic fundamentalist state. Back to the time before Attaturk.
The Turkey before this current government had friendly relations with Israel. The current government seems overtly hostile.
What has happened?

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