Read here the pathetic attitude of Israelis, and European officials, after Turkish PM Erdogan summed up Israeli realities to Shimon Peres at Davos: According to one report, senior European officials said, “Erdogan wants to be part of the European Union, but now he can forget about it.” But just for the history books, let’s remember […]Read More Viva Erdogan
If you were a Turk in an executive political position what would you do with a statement like this one: The president of Iraq’s Kurdish region on Thursday rejected Ankara’s declaration that it was ready for dialogue with Iraqi Kurds provided they took measures against Turkish Kurd rebels holed up in the autonomous enclave.“We do […]Read More Le toupet des Kurdes
That is it, the moment that has been feared for quite some time finally happened, Turkish troops entered Kurdish Iraq yesterday to tame guerrillas ardor. This adds a new variable to the already explosive situation in the Middle East. Overlapping contradictory political agendas are multiplying. How will the US deal with this while preserving Turkey […]Read More Turks enter Iraq
Is this the same guy who was elected by “popular forces”? Following failed talks with parliamentary leaders, President Yushchenko on April 2 declared the parliament dissolved and announced snap elections to be held on May 27. I like these “democratic” moves the ‘west’ loves so much… where are the journalists that covered the “orange revolution”? […]Read More Ukrainian Revolution’s orange is sadly yellowy..
I see that they have some of that in Turkey too. Good, Lebanon is no exception. ‘Western’ journalists just love it: pick up on the female bourgeoisie of an ‘Eastern’ country as a sign of ‘modernism’, when all there is to it is profound decadence. I will write more on the Turkish question and the […]Read More Meanwhile in Turkey