This is from my piece for Al-Monitor, today:
‘Nobody thought Turkey’s powerful Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan would be caught so off guard — not after last summer’s Gezi Park protests — as he apparently did before the major graft probe, which involves four of his ministers, including the minister of interior and his sons.
SYet, he did. As the police raided houses and offices in an operation that so far included more than 50 people and a wave of detentions, Erdogan — kept out of the loop over the inquiry — is now facing his most serious political challenge ever.’
Read more: http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2013/12/erdogan-latest-crisis.html#ixzz2o0C64Ze5
This entry was posted in Turkey
and tagged AKP
. Bookmark the permalink