süleyman demirel Tag Archive

Erdoğan passes Menderes to become third-longest serving prime minister

Cumulative days served as of 19 March 2013 Today Recep Tayyip Erdoğan marks his 3,658th day as Turkey’s prime minister, equalling Adnan Menderes’s record. Tomorrow, he...

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...

Freedom for dictators to speak

Turkey's former president - who led the last military coup - is investigated for proposing a state-based system of government...

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...

A dove takes flight

Obituary: The tragedy of Bülent Ecevit, five-time Turkish prime minister, whose time in office was marked more by disaster than success...