Monthly Archives: March 2013

Samaras stuns Erdoğan

  Imagine the following scene when Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras meets today with his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, at his Dolmabahçe office in İstanbul. While 90 Greek businessmen and 10 ministers from Samaras’ cabinet are busy elsewhere in … Continue reading

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Hard drives and the ‘Shadow State’

  I was genuinely impressed by Italian director Marco Tullio Giordana’s film about the infamous Milan bombing in 1969. I regretted not watching it earlier. It was such a powerful reminder of Turkey in the same period, and what followed … Continue reading

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