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Can ya believe this AP/Yahoo blurb didn't say
why they look so surprised?
Turkey's Chief of Staff Gen. Yasar Buyukanit,
right, his deputy Gen. Ilker Basbug,
left, and Defense Minister
Vecdi Gonul, center, attend a attend a funeral prayer
for an army
officer killed in a car accident, at the Kocatepe Mosque in Ankara,
Thursday, 5/3/07. The Turkish parliament approved July 22 as
the date for early
general election, which were called to resolve a
government crisis over sharply
rising tension between the
pro-secular military and the Islamic-rooted government.
military, which has overthrown governments in the past, warned last
week against the growing profile of Islam and, in a statement seen
as a warning that it
might intervene, reaffirmed its willingness to
act as the 'absolute defender of secularism.'
(AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)