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The rise of political Islam in Turkey / Angel Rabasa; F. Stephen Larrabee
AuthorRabasa, Angel Search Wikipedia for Angel Rabasa ; Larrabee, F. Stephen Search Wikipedia for F. Stephen Larrabee
PublishedSanta Monica, Calif. : RAND [u-.a.], c 2008 ; Halle (Saale) : Universitäts- und Landesbibliothek Sachsen-Anhalt, c 2008
HostHalle (Saale) : Universitäts- und Landesbibliothek Sachsen-Anhalt
DescriptionOnline-Ressource (XIX, 113 S., Text, 1053 kB)
"National Defense Research Institute."
Includes bibliographical references (p. 103-113)
Electronic reproduction, Boulder, Colo : NetLibrary, 2008
Document typeE-Book
KeywordsFundamentalismus Search Wikipedia for Fundamentalismus / Islam Search Wikipedia for Islam / Politik Search Wikipedia for Politik
URNurn:nbn:de:gbv:3:5-42392 Persistent Identifier (URN)
The rise of political Islam in Turkey [1.02 mb]
As a Muslim-majority country that is also a secular democratic state a member of NATO a candidate for membership in the European Union a long-standing U.S. ally and the host of Incirlik Air Base (a key hub for logistical support missions in Afghanistan and Iraq) Turkey is pivotal to U.S. and Western security interests in a critical area of the world. It also provides an example of the coexistence of Islam with secular democracy globalization and modernity. However having a ruling party with Islamic roots-the Justice and Development Party (AKP)-within a framework of strict secularism ha