Tag Archives: Kemalism

Turkey inbetween two visits

Three years after our visit in 1992 Turkey hoped to find a connection with the European Union willing to have it become a member. Nikolas Sarkozy was not the only politician who dared to speak out loud that “Turkey has … Continue reading

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Caliphs and the Justice and Development Party (AKP) government

The great statesman Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, renown as the founder of the Republic of Turkey, had a struggle to liberate the people from the chains of in-doctrinal repression. Greeks had been driven away with their Greek culture of many gods … Continue reading

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Democracy and Freedom according to Atatürk

One of the great contemporary and modern democratic politicians, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk (1881-1938), revolutionary statesman, writer, and the first President of Turkey, wrote: Democracy and Freedom It must never be forgotten that there are ignorant and inattentive people who want the nation … Continue reading

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Migrants to the West #2

Wrong perceptions About 40 per cent of the French, German and Norwegian populations perceive Islam as a threat to national identity (NOU 2011:14; p.315); and an annual Gallup in Norway over the years 2005 to 2010 shows that more than … Continue reading

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