„I sometimes feel jealous of countries like the U. S. and Great Britain that have two neighbors. … When you have two neighbors, you have two problems. When you have eight neighbors, you have eight problems.“
— Kenan Evren Turkish general 1917 - 2015
The Turkish Times, (News section, April 1, 2002, Year 14 No. 297) http://www.theturkishtimes.com/archive/02/04_01/index.html Remarks from a statement responding to the announcement of the Kenan Evren Eminent Scholar Chair in Turkish Studies at Florida Atlantic University.