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Mr. Davutoğlu vs. Prime Minister Davutoğlu: How much longer? - BURAK BEKDİL - Huriyet Daily News

This is a penetrating and insightful article by Burak Bekdil, in Hurriyet Daily

News, the leading Turkish News Agency. It’s a recommended read. Check it out! 51 more words

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Turkish PM urges burying guns, not youths

Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu urged people to bury guns in the ground instead of youths, referring to the decades-old conflict between the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) and Turkey, at a spring festival organized by the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) in Istanbul on March 21. 26 more words

Turkish PM Davutoglu: Negotiating With Assad Like Shaking Hands With Hitler

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Tuesday negotiating with President Bashar al-Assad would be like shaking hands with Adolf Hitler, highlighting Turkey’s differences with Washington over dealing with the Syrian leader. 44 more words

Turkey’s Drift From NATO - NYTimes.com

This powerful editorial in the NYT is deeply worrying. It’s a must read.

via Turkey’s Drift From NATO – NYTimes.com.

The NYT article charts Turkey’s drift from NATO. 168 more words

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Turkish PM Davutoğlu fails to convince president to allow Fidan into his own inner circle

The two-month-long adventure of former National Intelligence Agency (MİT) Chief Hakan Fidan, who was bidding to play a role on the political stage, has ended with his reappointment to his MİT post by Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu. 45 more words

Turkish PM denies rift with Erdogan over spy chief's return

Turkey’s prime minister denied a rift with President Tayyip Erdogan over the fate of the country’s intelligence chief on Tuesday after the top spy was hastily restored to the job he had quit to stand in June elections. 83 more words