As I have watched with some interest and concern the happenings in Turkey, the former ‘Sick Man of Europe’ appears to me to be once again ‘sick.’ Perhaps not in the exact same manner as it was at the end of the Ottoman Empire, but sick none-the-less. The little man of Turkey who runs the show there needs to be dealt with in my opinion. He is the very image of a small character who wants to be something bigger but has nothing really going for him apart from some thuggish type of rule. Perhaps the Kurds will teach him a lesson or two as he seeks to impose his bombastic will on them yet again.
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