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Bos/Hrv/Srp 02 Dec 10

Ottoman Past Haunts Turkey’s Balkan Image

Ankara must be careful projecting itself as a player in a region where the word “Turk” still carries a good deal of historical baggage.

By Marcus Tanner Ohrid, Macedonia

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