Examines current political unrest in Turkey, focusing on the Justice and Development Party (AKP), which has Islamist roots, and claims to be conservative but democratic; and discusses 2008 lawsuit that attempted to ban AKP, and its aftermath. Reviews recent discovery of Ergenekon conspiracy to allegedly create chaos in the country and provoke the military to overthrow the Government. Considers recent lack of military political involvement, and U.S. concerns and policy.
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