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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
ALİ NİHAT ÖZCAN
Turkey will continue facing the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) problem along with global security issues in 2012.
ÇETİN CEM YILMAZ
The match-fixing scandal shaped the national sports agenda in 2011, and its aftershocks will likely continue to rock the next year.
Turkish TV series such as “The Magnificent Century” and “Forbidden Love” enjoyed a successful 2011, breaking viewer records in the Middle East
2012 will be a year to hoard cash rather than to spend or invest. It will be about staying solvent.
As we prepare to ring in 2012, the picture looks bleak in Iraq and Syria, where the possibility of sectarian warfare is high, and foreign powers are moving into position to back different factions.
As we end what has turned out to be a very turbulent year for Turkey, the region and the world, it is clear that we are heading for a new year that will most likely be more difficult.