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Turkey Surveys New Political Power Structure

For the first time in a decade a single party holds a clear majority in Turkey's legislature. Many Turks hope the predominantly Islamic Justice and Development Party can pull the nation out of economic lethargy. But some non-Muslims fear religious divisions may flare. 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.