And why to call him a nationalist or a statesman, just two sentences below it is written that he led the Turkish national movement and built a nation state. Away with dreams and shadows! Originally Posted by ail. Ataturk is more than simply who he was, what he achieved was more important than himself as a person, as he said so himself numerous times. There will be fighting at the door of the Legislative Palace, and the struggle within will be no less furious.
There is NO question he did not know of the situation, as countless diplomatic attaches were calling him on it frequently and regularly, and yet nothing happened to the men who killed a few hundred thousand ethnic minorities in the name of a "Turkey for only Turks.
How thankful Al-Quaida must be to the western worlds shortsightedness. He personally oversaw the development of the Sun Language Theory Turkish: A Great Article!