Nothing really secret about what he said, but it is the fact that a secret meeting of generals can easily be wiretapped by some… Content of what he said here in Turkish.
AK party hits back against Turkish judiciary
Ihan Cihaner is accused of belonging to Ergenekon ? a right-wing group investigators claim is plotting to overthrow the government.
Turkey’s Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc speaks during a news conference at the parliament in Ankara February 18, 2010. Turkey’s Islamist-rooted government on Thursday threatened to call a referendum on constitutional reforms as a deepening row with secularists within the judiciary upset markets in the EU candidate country. Turkey’s Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc accused the judicial bureaucracy of dealing a “severe blow to democracy” and called the board’s decision unacceptable. REUTERS/Stringer
There is an interesting concept that was used by French Marxist philosopher Louis Althusser: the ?spontaneous philosophy of scientists.? This means that scientists, because of their mental conditioning, have a kind of fundamental paradigm. This philosophy-paradigm lurks behind every mental process they have. They use it whenever they think, but they are not aware of it.
Simmering tensions between Turkey’s government and judicial elite erupted into open confrontation over the handling of a probe into an alleged plot to topple the Islamist-rooted administration. Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc said Wednesday’s decision by the Higher Board of Judges to remove prosecutors from the long-running inquiry was a “heavy blow” against justice and “a shame for democracy.”(AFP/POOL/File)
The Ergenekon investigation reached a new level of polarization in the past fst two days following the arrest of the Chief Prosecutor in Erzincan. From Hürriyet:
The tension that had been brewing for months has now come to a head. The judicial tremor caused by the Supreme Board of Judges and Prosecutors? (HSYK) decision to strip four prosecutors in Erzurum of their powers has rocked the country.
In making his public call to the naval lieutenants of the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK), Gen. İlker Başbuğ of the General Staff asked them to embody the ?spirit of knights.?