Relations between the US and Turkey are deteriorating. Now, the countries have enacted new visa restrictions against one another's citizens. Those affected most include students, business travelers, tourists and other nonimmigrant travelers.
Turkey, the world's most prosperous, democratic and stable Muslim country, is held up by the West as a model for the new "Arab Spring" democracies. But at the same time, the climate for freedom of expression in Turkey is very dark and getting worse.
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