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Sunday, April 27, 2014

Testing Erdoğan's sincerity

Testing Erdoğan's sincerity

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan did it again: He has all of us speculating about a statement he made, trying to find out what his real motives are. The latest example of the Justice and Development Party (AKP) leader's extraordinary ability to set the agenda was his statement on the deportation and killing of hundreds of thousands of Ottoman Armenians, which started on April 24, 1915. It was made one day before the commemoration of these massacres and it caught everybody by surprise because of its timing, tone and content.

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