"From the Bosphorus: Straight - A display of political maturity
At any given moment, an inclination to discouragement is a mood in Turkey with all but endless sources of reinforcement. More arrests in Ergenekon. Tense generals in the wake of a mysterious suicide. Hopes of peace dashed by a terrorist attack. Rising ethnic tensions amid a party closure and politicians losing their temper in Ankara or Diyarbakır. A journalist gunned down in mid-day in Bandırma. Claims of a murder conspiracy by a minister and former parliamentary speaker. And so much more."
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