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Thursday, August 4, 2011

Danger to Turkish Democracy Passing Virtually Unnoticed in the West

For a glimpse at how the the Justice and Development Party, or AK Parti, has undermined freedom of the press and the independence of the military--for decades the primary safeguard of Turkish secular reform--and the current state of affairs in the country, check out these articles on the HURRIYET DAILY's website.

PM Erdogan with his new army Chief of Staff (AP)
For a contrasting, reliably pro-AK-Party viewpoint, check out articles by TODAY's ZAMAN writers :