Justin Vela

Turkey’s PM threatens to sue US diplomats over allegations reported in Wikileaks documents…

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Istanbul- Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday threatened to sue US diplomats over allegations reported in diplomatic cables released by Wikileaks.

Henri J. Barkey of the Carnegie Endowment for Peace explained to me for an article that the strong response to allegations of corruption are aimed at the country’s opposition.

“The best defense is offense,” Henri J. Barkey of the Carnegie Endowment for Peace told AOL News. “They are worried this may become a domestic issue, especially with the CHP taking the offensive on this. This is crisis management. Initially no one thought much about this, but when the CHP decided to use it, they had to respond.”

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Written by Justin Vela

December 2, 2010 at 5:31 am

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