Turkey is experiencing an existential fight. The Western perspective that Turkey is an island of stability is proving to be false because Turkey is awash with instability. The reality that haunts the Turkish Republic from its inception is dangerously revealing itself. Kemal's dream was to Europeanize Turkey, but the foundations he forcibly set have remained stagnant while Euurope keeps developing. Government institutions in Turkey look back to Kemalism fearing that deviation from Kemalist ideals could bring the end of their state. Turkey has been built on the pricinples of Pan-Turkism that are no longer acceptable in Europe and, as she is not an ethnically and racially homogenous country, this alone is the cornerstone of instability. It is the reason for its political upheaval, social discontent, lack of human rights, and military and police constant supervision. The old philosophies that held the citizens of Turkey together an no longer valid.
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