I am a secular, atheist individual with Turkish heritage and I absolutely think that the AKP has succeeded on numerous levels in achieving goals, and self-interest for a majority in a country. They have opened up a bunch of oppurtunities. The risk with this is the AKP Islamizing Turkey. They have done much more positive things for Turkey then any previous party.
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