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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Turkey is at war with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), but did you know that this has happened before?
Turkey still has no government. No government is bad for Turkey.
Of course, you don’t need to read this column to know that. Turkey’s per capita GDP is only a fifth of that of Belgium.
Central banking is difficult. It requires bankers not only to plan for how they think the future is going to play out, but plan for how they fear it might play out, too
What would you do if someone asked you to summarize the major tensions of human beings on this blue planet of ours? I’m talking about the big, systemic issues – the problems of capitalism, war, climate change and development.
A system with free and fair elections can iron out its own failings in unimaginable ways. The people, it turns out, are the ultimate safeguard of Turkey’s institutions.
There are two kinds of countries in the world. Ones where the election results are revealed after the ballots are counted and ones where results are known long before the first vote is cast.
It is sad to see the deterioration of Turkey’s investment environment. I hear more and more that in order to do business in Turkey, you need to hire fewer lawyers and talk to more politicians. “It’s all about finding the right connections,” they say
We in Turkey compare ourselves to Europe. It is too often a heartbreaking exercise, which is why our persistence in the practice is so telling.
Since the 1980s, Turkey has transformed itself from a sleepy agricultural economy to a mid-tech industrial economy
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