What Can a Retired Sailor Teach Us About Turkey?

This past spring, a hitherto obscure Turkish rear admiral, Cihat Yayc─▒, grabbed international headlines after his dramatic departure from the Turkish navy. Though rumors of his departure had circulated for months in advance, both Turkish and foreign journalists strained to interpret its significance. Until May, Yayc─▒ had been celebrated in the press, and lauded by … Continue reading What Can a Retired Sailor Teach Us About Turkey?