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Submitted by havas (Turkey), Feb 17, 2013 at 01:45

mr, pipes although you have been to turkey many times, ı dont think you understand turkish mind very well. ... also the comments here dont exactly fit whats going on in turkey. turkish people in general was living in miserable conditions before mr erdoğan became prime minister. cities were full of modern looking people but great majority in anatolia were full of very poor people.

erdoğan is a full capitalist minded person who wants to make turkey economically strong country. thy was serving alcohol and hostess were wearing mini skirts , but was bankrupting. now it is one of the biggest arlines of the world. which one you would prefer if you were a turk? if profits of thy falls down because of hostess dress or not serving alcohol to few muslim cities ı can guarantee you that thy will immediately change backwards. important thing is to make money.

mr erdoğans israel move was also a calculated one. he prefered arabs as a market to israel. so simple. erdoğan is a religious man but ı cant see any islamist mind about him, especially when economics is the subject. he can jump out from western world not because of islamizm but because of turkeys favour. he will quit eu demands but never quit nato membership for example.

you know we have no oil no gas and difficult war in eastern cities. mr erdoğan wants to finish this war also in order to make turkish people richer. only problem is he is becoming a dictator without proper opponents.

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