***** NOT A TEACHER *****
(1) As usual, you have done a great job.
(2) I would like to raise a few (mostly minor) points:
(a) elected to parliament.
(b) came to power, the Turkish military ....
(c) Since the Turkish constitution ....
(3) I most respectfully suggest a revision of your penultimate
sentence. Something like:
..., seeing itself as the defender of the pro-Western and secular
republic established by Kemal Ataturk, the founder of modern Turkey.
Student or Learner