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Turkey Tries to Modernize Its Military

May 20, 2014 | 09:04 GMT
Turkish soldiers march in a parade in Istanbul on Aug. 30, 2013.
Turkish soldiers march in a parade in Istanbul on Aug. 30, 2013.
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Regional instability is among the reasons prompting Ankara to update its military. And as long as the Turkish economy does not collapse and a major rift does not occur between the civilian leadership and the military, the Turkish armed forces and defense industry are well-positioned for continued modernization and reform going forward....

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