January, 2007 Archive

Not a very normal threshold

Europe's highest court throws out arguments that Turkey's electoral threshold, at 10%, is too high...

Why, for once, I agree with Bülent Arınç

The speaker of Turkey's parliament hints this might not, yet, be Erdoğan's time to ascend...

In a crowded street. On a busy morning.

The murder of Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink was not an impulsive killing...

Presidential Election: The Vox Pop

It’s funny how these things turn out. Last week, I asked the blogging community at large what they thought about the upcoming Turkish presidential election. Having got a...

Election 2007: Predictions

A call for your thoughts on this year's election...