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Focus Erdogan's missed opportunity to mix Islam and democracy in Turkey

Turkey has prospered under the controversial prime minister. But his modernization agenda has also fueled opposition to his rule and exposed his autocratic style.

By Alexander Christie-MillerCorrespondent / April 9, 2014

Emrah Gurel/AP

The pinnacle of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's prestige might be pinpointed to his visit to Cairo in September 2011.