Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Erdogan: Great leader or dictator?

He's perhaps the most powerful and popular politician Turkey has seen in generations. But Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan may also be the most polarizing.

And now, the man who boasts economic and political accomplishments during 10 years in office is fending off complaints from large crowds of protesters that he's turning into a "dictator."

"The only thing that we want," said one of the thousands packed into anti-government demonstrations in Istanbul, "... we want him to resign."