Whether Erdogan Insane? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
  • p.TextOutput { R static java.lang.String p.mt = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; R static java.lang.String p.publicInterfaces = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValued'; R static java.lang.String p.beanClass = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; RW java.lang.String value = '0'; R transient java.lang.Object _data = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.NumberInputPolicy'; },ModelStore=com.polopoly.model.ModelStoreInMap p.TextOutput { R static java.lang.String p.mt = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; R static java.lang.String p.publicInterfaces = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValued'; R static java.lang.String p.beanClass = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; RW java.lang.String value = '0'; R transient java.lang.Object _data = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.NumberInputPolicy'; },ModelStore=com.polopoly.model.ModelStoreInMap
    • Derya Akin
    • 05.06.13 | 03:12 (IDT)

    I am a Turkish-American, and I have been watching the events remotely (as I live in the US) since the first day (or even before). At first, I have thought day this is a part of a broader plan, e.g., changing the regime or so.. Yet, as of yesterday, after Erdogan has lost his very important and last ally (called Gulen group), I have concluded that Erdogan has really lost his mind. It is not unusual, there are lots of leaders in the history that they lost their minds for the sake of power.Now, we will see what will be going on in Turkey (i.e., how long an irrational/insane Erdogan could politically survive) and how this will affect the MiddleEast politics.

    from the article: LIVE BLOG: Turkey unrest enters day five
    First published 22:00 04.06.13 | Last updated 08:39 04.06.13
Haaretz Headlines
Masked Jewish settlers clash with Palestinians in the West Bank, Sept. 20, 2011.

Why can't Shin Bet stop the 'Jewish underground'?

The Shin Bet security service’s claim that a ‘pacifier-and-diaper’ underground is behind recent Jewish terror attacks strains credibility.

U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz briefs Israeli reporters on Iran deal. August 3, 2015.

'If I were Israeli, I would support the Iran deal'

U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, who played pivotal role in negotiations with Iran, tries to address Israeli fears of nuclear accord.

Mourning over Ali  Ali Dawabsheh.
Time to quash those who preach a Torah of terror

There are rabbinic voices who have sent the message that the messiah may choose to appear by stepping over the body of a murdered child.

19:07 03.08.15 | 3 comments
Samuel Pisar and his wife Judith, in a file photo from October 2, 2012.

Holocaust survivor's life was his triumph over evil

He emerged from a boyhood in Nazi death camps to become an influential adviser to world leaders, a celebrity lawyer and the head of a remarkable family.