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The Rise of Political Islam in Turkey

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Turkey, a Muslim-majority country, is pivotal to Western security interests in the Middle East. Its ruling party, the AKP, has Islamic roots but operates within a framework of strict secular democracy, which has generated controversy over the boundaries between secularism and religion. This monograph describes the politico-religious landscape in Turkey and evaluates how the balance between secular and religious forces has changed over the past decade.In Turkey, an Islamic ruling party operates within a framework of strict secularism. This describes the controversy over the boundaries of secularity and religion in Turkey and how the balance between these forces has changed over the past decade.

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