The Rise of Political Islam in Turkey.

4 02 2010

URL: Source: RAND Corporation.

Turkey, a Muslim-majority country, is pivotal to Western security interests in the Middle East. Although Its ruling party, the AKP, operates within a framework of secular democracy, it also has Islamic roots. 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.




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