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What’s on Turkey’s mind?; An election of uncertain consequence, certain importance

Tem 31, 2007 | What’s on Turkey’s mind?; An election of uncertain consequence, certain importance için yorumlar kapalı

The Washington Times

BYLINE: By Tulin Daloglu, SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES

DATELINE: ANKARA, Turkey.

It’s an exceptional time in Turkey for political analysts and ordinary citizens alike. Everyone is trying to figure out the real meaning and motive in the re-election of the Islamist Justice and Development Party (AKP) by a strong majority. Frankly, it’s too early to make conclusive judgments on how this election will affect Turkey’s secular democracy or its relationship with the West and the region around it.

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