Turkey Protests Drag On
Six weeks of protests have jolted Ankara. Though the intensity of demonstrations has waned they have continued far longer than any though possible. Some 80 arrests were made in clashes soon after Istanbul’s Gezi Park – epicenter of the protest movement – finally re-opened on 8 July. This comes amid dramatic changes in the regional power balance. The 3 July overthrow of Egyptian President Mursi by the Egyptian...
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