TURKEY: Strong Army Medicine

The Generals' pervasive regime brings some results

The pall of fear is lifting in Turkey. Restaurants that had closed for lack of clientele have been reopening. Families that once locked themselves in at sunset are venturing out to evening bazaars. Students have stopped shooting and returned to studying. Just three months after General Kenan Evren and his military junta overthrew Prime Minister Suleyman Demirel's paralyzed government, the country's notorious terrorism is on the wane and the crippled economy is on the mend.

Politicians and critics venture dire predictions about the long-term damage...

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