The hundreds of policemen who were arrested on July 22 tell a valuable story about the past six years: a story of how things can get out of hand when the police, prosecutors and judges join forces.
No need to despair. Muslim scholars, religious leaders, intellectuals, political leaders, NGO networks, activists, artists and others can and should take a leading role in fighting against fanaticism and violence in Muslim lands. The reckoning starts with our own souls.
Is nuclear power a requisite for Turkey? This is not a simple yes or no question. Different aspects of nuclear power should be appraised in depth but we have to admit that the disputes on nuclear power have been kept low key in Turkey. Politics rooted opposition alone hampers the discussion of the cold facts of nuclear power and take public perception away from realities