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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...

Haven’t you missed the boat?

Today was really just a formality. Almost a quarter century after Turgut Özal tore his loyalties away from Süleyman Demirel, the prime minister unseated by Turkey’s 1980...

Election 2007: Being aware of the danger

This blog has spent an awfully long time waiting for a supposed Islamic revolution. Where is it?...

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...

Election 2007: Early beginnings

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