The World: Message to America from Turkey's Premier S

As part of our Bicentennial observance, TIME asked leaders of nations round the world to address the American people through the pages of TIME on how they view the U.S. and what they hope—and expect—from the nation in the years ahead. This message from Premier Süleyman Demirel of Turkey is the eighth in the series.

The Bicentennial of the foundation of the United States of America is observed at a time when Americans have chosen to put to trial the strength and validity of some of their institutions and to question some aspects of the action of their...

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