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Misunderstanding Turkiye and Why the World Will Find Out the Hard Way Why That Is.

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Submitted by M Tovey (United States), Jun 3, 2022 at 19:28

For this observer, were it not for the topic of interest that Dr. Pipes has shown in an extensive library on the modern developments in 'Turkey's' transformation, the fact that the country seen now is dramatically different in its presentation to a world that saw Islamic influences change in perception completely from its Ottoman identity, through the changes of Attaturk and the secularism in spite of the Islamic base that existed and resisted 'westernization,' then to be returned to overt recognition through reintroduction of those influences in a way that in one perception, dealing with Islam is thought possible while at the same time, Turkiye may be undergoing its modern transition in an extended 'hudna,' with potentially an unexpected breakout moment that changes the world's entire relationship and a new deference to Islam will be required.

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