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  • noun Plural form of Kemalist.

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Examples

  • In the last few years, the AK government has made a systematic effort to purge Kemalists from the army.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Let Turkey Have Gaza

  • The Kemalists are the force of Turkey, and they are Asiatic.

    Europe—Whither Bound? Being Letters of Travel from the Capitals of Europe in the Year 1921

  • The AKP has appointed its own people to important posts, and the oligarchy has started to lose its "strongholds" - a term the Kemalists routinely use.

    Hurriyet Dailynews

  • The AKP has appointed its own people to important posts, and the oligarchy has started to lose its "strongholds" - a term the Kemalists routinely use.

    Hurriyet Dailynews

  • In truth, Yalcinkaya's ploy is another round in the battle Turkey's "Kemalists" are fighting to retain their hold on the state.

    Call It a Coup

  • "Kemalists," who see themselves as true guardians of Ataturk's legacy and have built a personality cult around him, say the film is an insult to Turkey's national hero.

    Kathimerini English Edition : Print Edition : 2/7/09

  • On the Turkish side, in domestic politics the weakening of the Kemalists in the military and in the security forces changed the broader assumptions and expectations of Turkey's foreign policy.

    Brent E. Sasley: The Long Decline in Turkish-Israeli Relations

  • Turkey's dinosaur generals, and their allies in the security establishment, courts and academia, are militant secularist Kemalists who fear and loathe religious and political Islam that challenges their privileges and power base, look down on Arabs, and are ideologically close to Israel's rightwing military establishment.

    Eric Margolis: Israel: Fiasco at Sea

  • Turkey's dinosaur generals, and their allies in the security establishment, courts and academia, are militant secularist Kemalists who fear and loathe religious and political Islam that challenges their privileges and power base, look down on Arabs, and are ideologically close to Israel's rightwing military establishment.

    Eric Margolis: Israel: Fiasco at Sea

  • Many of the Kemalists contend that the AKP, with its roots in Islamist politics, is not the democratic party it says it has become but instead aims to undermine secularism, one of the Turkish constitution's founding principles.

    Turkey's constitutional elections could alter political landscape

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