Why the world is worried about Turkey

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  • Published on:  5/12/2017
  • How Turkey's president gained so much power.

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    -- Erdogan as important to Turkey as Ataturk, and trying to shape it in his own image as significantly as Ataturk did decades ago.
    -- They’re at the opposite ends of the spectrum in their beliefs: Ataturk was a militant secularist, Erdogan a committed Islamist
    -- Erdogan’s rise shows arc of Turkish history, from democracy to an ever more theocratic authoritarian state
    -- This all matters because a more religious version of Vladimir Putin is now at the helm of the biggest, richest and most militarily powerful US ally in the region.

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