The Corner

More on Turk’s Defense of Secularism

Here.  What is most amazing is that the State Department has downplayed Turks’ concern about the Islamist agenda.  If there was any truth to Assistant Secretary of State Daniel Fried comparison of the AKP to a European Christian Democratic Party, Turks would not be rallying for democracy and secularism.  Perhaps it is time for some introspection in Foggy Bottom and at the U.S. embassy in Ankara.

Michael Rubin — Michael Rubin is a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, senior lecturer at the Naval Postgraduate School’s Center for Civil-Military Relations, and a senior editor of the Middle East ...

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