Turkey: Modern Power In Middle East

TURKEY became the Middle East's most modern state in a generation and through the efforts of one man. Kemal Ataturk, a rough, hard-drinking neurotic who combined traces of Lincoln's vision and Stalin's ruthlessness, established the Turkish Republic, ran it like a dictatorship, topped it off with a tailor-made opposition. Modern Turkey, striving to be even more modern, still needs capital, roads, teachers, more private enterprise.


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