A British friend asked this question….
“Anyone who follows Erdogan’s political career will admit that his responses to the crisis Turkey is undergoing currently are not fully based on rational political calculations.
Erdogan is trying to cope with the crisis by precisely repeating his attitudes, actions and narratives of the past without recognizing that a totally different set of conditions now prevail in the country.”
says Orhan Kemal Cengiz in Al-Monitor
Read more: http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2013/06/erdogan-end-era-turkey-protests.html#ixzz2Vunz7Est