Islamist Becomes Head of Historically Secular Turkish State

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Abdulla Gül is a devout Muslim whose wife wears the headscarf that is banned in Turkish schools and government buildings. But after today's election as President of Turkey, Gul pledged to maintain the country's secular political institutions. Ilter Turan is a professor of political science at the Bilgi University in Istanbul.

Credits

Guest:
Ilter Turan - Bilgi University

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Dan Konecky, Karen Radziner, Frances Anderton