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Turkey's 'Other 50 Percent' Demand a Voice


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AWAY AWHI
- 2173 days ago - spiegel.de
Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan is driving a wedge through his country. While one half reveres him as a savior, the other reviles him as a dictator. By continuing to condemn his opponents and ignore their demands, he is playing a dangerous game.



   

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Past Member (0)
Friday June 7, 2013, 4:14 am
It's 49 percent - 51% voted for him. Troble is, people start thinking that's a mandate.
 

Carol H (229)
Friday June 7, 2013, 4:20 am
thanks Cal, noted
 

Past Member (0)
Friday June 7, 2013, 5:42 am
Thanks.
 

lee e (114)
Friday June 7, 2013, 8:00 am
Sounds a lot like home to me!
 

pam w (139)
Friday June 7, 2013, 2:03 pm
And there's opportunity for JIHADISTS in confusion.
 

Birgit W (160)
Friday June 7, 2013, 3:44 pm
Noted.
 

Patricia Martin (19)
Friday June 7, 2013, 4:13 pm
Erdogan is said to be arrogant and that he'll do anything he likes.

This is it about Islamists. These governments always end up being totalitarian, unless the masses can unseat Erdogan, in this case, but with all the assets of the Turkish government, it's difficult to imagine an overthrow.

Plus the Turkish economy is considered to be more powerful than any other, with 5% growth last year. Of course, if this is true, why is Obama giving Turkey $20 Billion dollars in aid?

Why has Obama written Erdogan twice and asked Ergdogan to give Obama advice on raising his two daughters?
 

Jason S (50)
Friday June 7, 2013, 8:05 pm
Good posting, thanks
 

Karena N (14)
Saturday June 8, 2013, 12:47 am
Nice post. Noted, thank you!
 

paul m (93)
Saturday June 8, 2013, 5:29 am

Noted..
 

Ryan Yehling (49)
Monday June 10, 2013, 12:47 pm
Thanks for sharing!
 

Theodore Shayne (56)
Friday June 14, 2013, 10:41 am
Noted & posted.
 

Hilary S (65)
Friday June 14, 2013, 10:36 pm
while the planet is warming, looks like winter is spreading across the muslim world. i imagine economics have a lot to do with it. that said, i certainly do not discount the muslim style of government. erdogan is showing the signs of a bullying leader, with aspirations to the power of a presidency over his people.
'power corupts. absolute power corrupts absolutely,' noted lord acton in the 1800s. it's still true.
 
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