June, 2013 Archive

CHP surges in first post-protest opinion poll

A survey conducted after the start of the Gezi uprising reads well for Turkey's main opposition party...

Erdoğan’s hidden safety net

There’s plenty of speculation out there on the implications of the last eleven days for Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s political future. The Economist called...

From street battle to street party

A personal account of arriving in Istanbul - with my luggage - as the Gezi Park erupted in protest...