turkish economy is big but based on non-indigenous products - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • sinan
    • 06.09.11 | 14:14 (IDT)

    Turkey's economy is growing mainly due to the cheap labour. Not because we Turks invent interesting gizmos. There is no science and technological know-how in Turkey, just mass production. Although I accuse Israel for Mavi Marmara event, I do not think cutting defense collaboration with Israel will do any good to Turkey in the absence of the total lack of technological know-how. But this will hurt Israel too, so I agree with the analysis.

    from the article: Turkey confirms 'total suspension' of defense industry ties with Israel
    First published 13:12 06.09.11 | Last updated 13:12 06.09.11
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