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Newsweek International are currently running an interesting article, from a US perspective, on Turkey’s attempts to join the EU…

This is a tragedy—a catastrophe, potentially—of epochal proportions. Europe’s engagement with Turkey was a chance to show the world that the West is not incompatible with the East, that a democratic Muslim nation can be just as modern and European as a Christian one. As Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said recently, what’s at stake is nothing less than “world peace, fighting global terror and the clash of civilizations.”

[Newsweek – Who Lost Turkey?]

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