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156. Atatürk

After winning the Turkish War of Independence in 1923, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk begins his massive political, economic and cultural reforms to create a modern Turkey, only to be faced with opposition from within his own nation which must also be besieged.


8 Horrific Fashion Trends the Turkish Government Should Regulate Instead of the Hijab

Published for MuslimGirl on Sept. 24, 2014:

The government of Turkey lifted its decades-long hijab ban in middle and high schools yesterday, about a year after the nation lifted the hijab ban for women working in state and civil occupations. 210 more words


Cometh the moment

The more I see, hear and read about Mustafa Kemal Attatürk, the more I like the man. Truly one of the great leaders of our time, and responsible for probably a greater change in a nation, given the period of time, than any other {with the possible exception of Nelson Mandela]. 300 more words


Atatürk's Words at Gallipoli

Tribute to the ANZACs killed at Gallipoli from the Turkish President and Gallipoli veteran, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk:

“Those heroes that shed their blood and lost their lives … You are now lying in the soil of a friendly country.

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This Day in the Secret History: September 4, 2014

SECRET HISTORY: Originally, secret histories were designed as non-fictional, revealing or claiming to reveal the truth behind the “spin”: one such example is the… 908 more words


“Victory is for those who can say ‘Victory is mine’. Success is for those who can begin saying ‘I will succeed’ and say ‘I have succeeded’ in the end.”

Mustafa Kemal Ataturk