Turkish FM Davutoğlu chides Kerry….A piece on Hakan Fidan: “Turkey’s Spymaster Plots Own Course on Syria

Turkish FM Davutoğlu chides Kerry over US praise to Assad Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu is the latest Turkish figure to chide US Secretary of State John Kerry for lauding Syria?s al-Assad?s compliance with the UN, saying that the Syrian leader is a ?killer? ?Gezi was Turkey?s Europeanization,? according former CDU politician Ruprecht Polenz said the … Read more

Politics roundup: CHP’s conventions… The week starts with the MİT issue resolved…

Main opposition gears up for two stormy conventions The main opposition Republican People?s Party (CHP) is holding two separate conventions… Convention to be a democratic celebration, CHP head says Main opposition head Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has arrived at the 16th convention for his Republican People?s Party to great enthusiasm, stating that the gathering will be a … Read more

Politics roundup: Erdoğan’s second surgery; MIT intelligence agency legally immunized; orgy of arrests in KCK continues…

via Erdoğan after the second surgery…    Erdoğan?s post-surgery photographs released  from Hurriyet Daily News The Prime Ministry?s Office yesterday released the first photograph taken of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan after his second surgery that took place Feb. 11. Intelligence not immune to justice, say prosecutors from Hurriyet Daily News As political tension grows over … Read more

EFD Rights Watch: “Ragip Zarakolu, human rights symbol in modern Turkey”; new KCK arrests today…

Ragip Zarakolu, human rights symbol in modern Turkey, Bulent Gokay from open Democracy News Analysis – by Bulent Gokay Turkey will become a real global power only when the high level of its economic progress is matched by a strong, stable and functioning democratic system. Ragıp Zarakolu, arrested journalist, publisher, writer and human rights advocate, … Read more

more entanglements: prosecutor Sadrettin Sarıkaya who summoned Intelligence Chief dismissed!

this is a breaking news. News of dismissal in Turkish here. Turkish PM Erdogan’s security service in spotlight – AlertNet Turkish PM Erdogan’s security service in spotlight Power game within Turkish establishment from Hurriyet Daily News The demand of the Istanbul prosecutor to question the Turkish National Intelligence Organisation (MİT) head Hakan Fidan ? Intelligence … Read more

Turkey’s intel chief, Hakan Fidan, “suspect” in KCK case… looks like a warning to Erdoğan’s reign…

PM Erdoğan personally had given support for Mr. Fidan now he is a “suspect” because he got talks with the PKK representatives in Norway… Looks like a warning to PM Erdoğan from internal rivals of his regime…  Turkey’s intel chief suspect in terror case, daily Hürriyet reports from Hurriyet Daily News Istanbul public prosecutor’s office … Read more

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