May, 2013 Archive

Erdoğan’s Thatcher moment?

It is hard not to be appalled by the scenes coming out of Taksim’s Gezi Park, where police have swept in yet again to try and evict demonstrators protesting the park’s...

Defining Turk: a constitutional barrier overcome?

Reverse psychology can be a wonderful thing. Just at Turkey’s prime minister again cast doubt on his country ever having a new, cross-party constitution, the commission...