People of Northwest Public Radio
Sun May 20, 2012
Lessons For Egyptian Elections From Turkey
Originally published on Sun May 20, 2012 5:39 am
When Egyptians go to the polls on May 23, many will be looking to celebrate the end of military rule that began some 50 years ago. Observers warn that it won't be easy to send a deeply entrenched military back to its barracks, and they point to Turkey's experience as an example. NPR's Peter Kenyon reports from Istanbul.