September 2, 2012
The Lonely Man of the Middle East
Stanley Weiss, Jakarta Post
Once again, Erdogan is turning back to the Putin playbook: Term-limited out as prime minister, he is working to rewrite the Constitution to give the president more power: an office he will then run for, Putin-style, in 2014. It was said that Syria is the place where Ataturk, as a young military officer, first proved his greatest strengths.
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