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Turkish Election Could Bring Big Changes

Voters in Turkey head to the polls to elect a new parliament. Surveys predict a major shakeup, including the ascendancy of a moderate Islamic party that critics say could threaten the country's secular government. NPR's Ivan Watson reports.

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Ivan Watson
Ivan Watson is currently based in Istanbul, Turkey. Following the 9-11 terrorist attacks, he has served as one of NPR's foreign "firemen," shuttling to and from hotspots around the Middle East and Central Asia.