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Turkey and Erdogan

Reader comment on item: Is Turkey Leaving the West?

Submitted by Michael Lerman (United States), Feb 7, 2013 at 10:08

Dear Mr Pipes,

I think your analysis is incorrect. Reading Mr. Erdogan' pronouncements and observing his appearance is convincing evidence that his brain is confused probably as a result of chemo- or radio therapy to treat an disclosed malignant condition. I remember he told reporters ~1year ago "I am fine" to explain the visible change in appearance. The panic stricken behaviour of his deputy, Mr. Davutoglou, is supporting this conjecture.


Michael Lerman


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