In the Eyes of the Youth in Istanbul, Erdogan Is Turkey's Mubarak

It is too early to define the protests in Istanbul as a 'Turkish Spring,' but they represent a clear message to Erdogan and his party: The people are fed up with a regime drunk on its own power.

Throughout the weekend, more than a few high-ranking Israeli officials rubbed their hands in delight at the huge protests in Istanbul's Taksim Square and in other Turkish cities. One can suppose that Former Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman was particularly pleased. He will...