S3ecular Turk - I agree with you but have questions - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • David Israel
    • 27.12.07 | 19:09 (IST)

    Your post is very interesting and reflects a lot of the Turkish political realities. Based on what you wrote; 1. Can we say that Countries such as Turkey, Pakistan, and Egypt etc. are not ready for a western democracy until the population is better educated in line with the Ataturk?s reforms? 2. Until such a level of education and modernization is achieved do you think an iron fist inside a velvet glove kind of democracy should be applied? As a Turkish born American this is what I believe but I would like to hear your opinion.

    from the article: Source: Turkey worried Israel's support waning over Kurd issue
    First published 00:00 27.12.07 | Last updated 00:00 27.12.07
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