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Turkey was not and will never be a model 14 octobre 2012

Posted by Acturca in Middle East / Moyen Orient, Turkey / Turquie.
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Jerusalem Post (Israel) October 14, 2012, p. 14

Magdy Aziz Tobia *

A question worth scrutiny is who promoted the idea of a Turkish model to be followed by Arab Spring countries? Was it Western diplomats yearning to see coexistence between Islam and democracy in the Middle East and wishing that Arab Islamists could learn lessons from the Turkish experience and spare themselves the time and effort wasted in searching for another alternative? (suite…)