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When your knowledge of this region do you see this as.
Small scale protest you -- see -- staying.
That way or is this the beginning of something much bigger in Turkey.
-- has been brewing for a long time and while it began over urban development project that you know the park that was with me.
-- -- twelve days ago it doesn't seem like it the people are backing down.
Just yesterday we had over 30000.
People accompanying where taxing square over the everything -- is -- -- read through over.
Sixty or seventy other cities that doesn't seem like this is something that just sparked.
Spontaneously but have been brewing the people have to have these sentiments for a long time.
And they felt that the government is really trying to push religion in -- mainstream.
And and they're pushing back.
-- -- -- do what and when your thoughts on.
A situation this is Judy in terms of -- will get to we'll get to have ramifications this area etc.
in a moment but festival -- Turkey itself.
88 small protest relatively that is going to stay that way or a real threat to stability in such an important nation.
I for more and -- but there.
Basically the government to this point has mishandled.
That entire at.
-- I'm Lisa pointed out and saying an environmental protest has -- into something larger however Jonathan I think.
We need to keep this in mind.
Attacks seem not top career swear at Turkey is not going to be Egypt is not.
The kind of revolution.
That we saw in Egypt this is not the Arab autumn and spring.
That is me and expression -- discussed and -- With what Turkey has long grappled -- which is this one man one party rule.
And what -- are promising.
About this demonstration what is that initially the government appeared to want to reach out the protesters.
And to settle this.
That calculation changed when once again the -- party media freedom and justice party and the police.
Inch square inch of the park to start restoring order.
That is the kind of returned to old ways that has people of many different political -- very upset enter.
And Lisa let me come back -- that the ramifications.
For the situation.
In Syria clearly what is going on in Turkey one would imagine.
Complicates president Obama's thinking on what we do next next -- in Syria.
Right and and this week president of online and the administration they're getting together -- having very important meeting on the next step to take.
They feel as though.
Be -- regime has it made gains and that is the point at which we have to decide whether it's armed rebels or not.
And those calculations could not be made and we cannot go forward.
In that arena without the help of of Turkey and not only are they you know pivotal -- partner for us.
That and member of and then they know and and helping us in the Syrian equation.
But also in terms of their economy they have such a strong economy and there's been double digit.
A drop than in in their stock index and and there.
They worry here is that a very very strong economy that can be compared with some of them the strongest economies globally -- now -- hit because of these protests.
So I'm at bat very much important global player here.
All right -- that sorry and I lost on this thanks very much indeed Lisa.
-- let me come back to you Judy for one more doubtful on the Turkey serious situation.
Before we moved to the -- fashion -- and it's a rob it's what two weeks god and even know what -- that anymore.
-- -- -- Turkey and Syria.
The Judy how does it complicate.
President Obama's thinking in terms of what we do next to -- the rebels we seem to have been moving.
Ice -- like towards more interaction more aid to the rebels but this could throw everything up in the act and it not.
Yes it -- and I think that.
People who are wary of entering into these Syrian im broke Leo the civil war that seems to has had no good guys and no happy solution are very worried about the administration's.
Towards greater involvement.
Outlooks Turkey went and neighbors themselves are not getting more involved in the arm went Turkey is hanging back unsure of exactly what can be done productively I think you have to worry about the United States now contemplating things like bombing -- -- -- not sending troops in the ground -- very -- got.
This is the kind of involvement that means to greater involvement and what it's pretty much what you get when you start.
Leading from behind.
And Judy had been presumably as well any sort of aids particularly in terms of weapons.
That -- I'd think about sending to the rebels.
Turkey is an important staging post for any of that aid could be an important staging -- if we wouldn't try to enforce a no fly zone to.
You can't stop.
Putting weapons into Turkey if you don't know whose hands they might end up on the if this gets much worse.
Well exactly that's why one of the first things that the administration had been sent patriot missiles to Turkey to make sure that the NATO or NATO ally would be protected but if the Turks aren't doing more than they already are and they're really not getting much they can they're taking tens of thousands of refugees on their border -- they are not gotten militarily involved and -- -- to tell us something I'm very worried about man pads about surface to air missiles that we would -- to quote the -- Winding up in the hands of al-Qaeda.
No guarantee that -- -- at this notion of kind of arming the rebels.
I'm just strikes me -- very ill advised this.
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