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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...

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...

Presidential election: It is not Erdoğan’s time yet

This blog endorses Hikmet Çetin to become the next president of Turkey. Will anyone listen?...

Reforming Republican People

Turkey's opposition party must change its leader if it wants any shot at government next year...

Erdoğan to meet Pope (at baggage reclaim?)

It appears the Prime Minister won't avoid meeting Benedict after all...

So they chanted slogans. Who cares?

The Prime Minister is jeered at Bülent Ecevit's funeral, but secularists are wrong to say his end is nigh...

As the progress report looms…

Europe isn't expected to go easy on the pace of Turkey's reform programme...

Election 2007: Early beginnings

One party leader's call for a PKK amnesty marks the start of the election campaign...

The Pope, and whether he has a big mouth

Benedict XVI's remarks on Islam ruffle feathers in Turkey too...