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Turkey’s Islamist Danger

Inaugural preparations and Gaza violence continue to overshadow the important crackdown and changes occurring in Turkey, once one of the United States’ most important regional allies.

Europeans do not have the luxury of ignoring events as secularism wanes in Turkey. Here, Bassam Tibi, a senior professor based in Germany, examines “Turkey’s Islamist Danger” from a European perspective.

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 Quarterly.

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