In defence of Erdogan

Eric S. Margolis WESTERN politicians and media have been scolding Turkey's prime minister Recep Erdogan over anti-government demonstrations in Istanbul and Ankara. What began as a local protest over the foolish plan to raze trees in Gezi Park near Istanbul's bustling Taksim Square quickly exploded into major protests thanks to the ham-handed response of Istanbul … Continue reading In defence of Erdogan

Erdogan Shrinks Istanbul’s Nightlife

ISTANBUL – Cracking down on alcohol consumption in Istanbul, the Turkish government is taking measures to close bars and nightclubs and shrink the city’s nightlife. “I fully stand alongside (Premier Recep Tayyip) Erdogan for his efforts to rid us of these evils,” resident Nazan Mehmet told on Thursday, November 22. The Justice and Development … Continue reading Erdogan Shrinks Istanbul’s Nightlife