WikiLeaks: US Views Erdogan as ‘Power Hungry Islamist’

In Tuesday’s online edition of the German Der Spiegel–one of five international media outlets that published the WikiLeaks cables–a piece entitled “America’s Dark View of Turkish Premier Erdogan,” pieces together the serious concerns by US diplomats about Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the American perspective of the Turkish leader.

Der Speiegel’s analysis of the quarter of a million diplomatic cables publicized by WikiLeaks this week can be read here.


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  1. facts said:

    Nothing new! … we Armenians were/are well informed about Turkish Pan Turkism and neo ottomanism with a plan to Islamize step by step even whole Europe (even the Turkish Gray wolves are working on plan too introduce a kind of “ Turkish European version of Islam” .. In these documents US diplomats use simply terms like „ottoman” or “(Ottoman) Balkan” and so on

    Still yesterday Turkish foreign tries to make the world believe Turks and Armenians did leave in peace during Ottoman rule

  2. nana said:

    Does the wikileaks impact shrink to pressurizing erdogan to resign?

    Or, some more politicians will resign?
    What “better” politicians will come to the power?
    How the world coexistence will improve?
    Are we witnessing the new world order in action?

  3. Harutuyn said:

    Shah of Iran was also power hungry and what can i say let everyone do the math, once davutoglu said no one is above the law and that means that turkey is not above the law either, there comes a time were turkey has to realise
    that it is time to bend over and that time is just around the corner so erdogan can scream yell and say what he wants to say at this time all he needs to do is go to wallmart and purchase vazeline lol.