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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
“The power to become habituated to his surroundings is a marked characteristic of mankind,” writes John Maynard Keynes in the opening sentence of The Economic Consequences of the Peace. “Very few of us realize with conviction the intensely unusual, unstable, complicated, unreliable, temporary nature of the … organization by which Western Europe has lived for the last half century.”
According to the latest round of the World Values Survey, only 11 percent of Turks believe that “most people can be trusted.” In Germany, that number is 45 percent.
Moody’s downgraded Turkey to a speculative level on Sept. 22. That makes two such grades, the first being S&P’s decision soon after the attempted coup in July.
I first met the late Shimon Peres more than 12 years ago. Israeli disengagements on Gaza were just a theoretical construct under discussion then. I was there to find a way to privatize the peace process.
The day after the G-20 Hangzhou Summit in China, I read an article in the Jakarta Post
Turkey is now coming back from a long bayram holiday, or I should say from a feast, in the Russian philosopher Bakthin’s sense of the term
The G-20 Summit is to meet in Hangzhou, China this weekend, so be ready for a flood on global leaders’ meetings
Ten days after the failed coup, I was at a meeting with CEOs of international companies operating in Turkey
“Life punishes those who come too late,” Mikhail Gorbachev on Oct. 7, 1989 told Erich Honecker, the General Secretary of the Socialist Unity Party in East Germany.
Spain, Venezuela and Turkey are very different countries. Venezuela is an oil exporting country, whereas Spain and Turkey are oil importers
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