Turkey will remain secular forever - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • mehmet
    • 15.04.07 | 20:38 (IDT)

    Ataturk introduced a system that had the best of the west and Turkish together. By the time he died Turkey was the only country that did not have an official enemy. He never despised any nation. And he gave us secularism. Unfortunately the idiots that came after him did not have enough IQ to grasp the beauty and importance of the principles he set. Now we have to deal with these religious zealots and right wing opportunists who for years and years used islam for personal gains. The US supports Erdogan because he wants Turkey to be a "mild" islamic country. We are not that !! We are secular and will remain so, forever, whatever the cost !!

    from the article: Challenging Ataturk's legacy
    First published 00:00 15.04.07 | Last updated 00:00 15.04.07
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