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In Bosnia, Turkey brings back a gentle version of the Ottoman Empire
The Washington Post ^ | March 24, 2013 | Michael Birnbaum

Posted on 03/27/2013 2:15:54 PM PDT by Ravnagora

Edited on 03/27/2013 4:52:58 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

SARAJEVO, BOSNIA — Turkey conquered the Balkans five centuries ago. Now Turkish power is making inroads through friendlier means.

Two Turkish-run universities have opened in Bosnia’s Ottoman-influenced capital in recent years, bringing an influx of Turkish students and culture to a predominantly Muslim country still reeling from a brutal ethnic war almost two decades ago.


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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: balkans; bosnia; turkey; yugoslavia

1 posted on 03/27/2013 2:15:54 PM PDT by Ravnagora
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To: Ravnagora

Well the bosnians loved their masters of old, shouldn’t be to hard to take ‘em.


2 posted on 03/27/2013 2:22:02 PM PDT by Mmogamer (I refudiate the lamestream media, leftists and their prevaricutions.)
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