February 17, 2014

Tunisia a Model for Turkey

Mustafa Akyol, New York Times

The Associated Press

Over the past decade, the Turkish government has received much praise for successfully melding Islam and democracy. Today, however, Ankara’s continued reliance on tactics of confrontation and intimidation is threatening to overshadow the country’s significant achievements. As Turkey attempts to construct a post-revolutionary order, it would do well to follow the example of one Arab country that has managed to avoid political gridlock: Tunisia.

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TAGGED: Democracy, Islamic Democracy, Islam, Tunisia, Turkey

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