Combating terrorism is Turkey's highest priority, even higher than the rule of law, Turkish President Erdogan has said...George Bush said the same thing on September 20, 2001:
"Democracy, freedom and the rule of law," have "absolutely no value any longer," President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told local leaders in Ankara on Wednesday. "Those who stand on our side in the fight against terrorism are our friend. Those on the opposite side, are our enemy," he said in the televised comments, according to DPA news agency.
Either you are with us, or you are with the terrorists.
Rendition and torture
Extrajudicial killing of US citizens
Blue-gloved airport goons
NSA Spying on US Citizens
The Rise of Political Correctness
Yet the EU remains slavishly subservient to the US, which means that Turkey is at long last ready for EU membership and participation in the war of the Fascistic West for global empire and the death of the sovereign, democratic, nation state.