A lengthy profile of a senior Turkish official in the Wall Street Journal about two weeks ago has launched a tremendous debate in Turkey, with everyone throwing around conspiracy theories about the real motivation behind such a news report.
Campaign against the spy chief
Whatever the intention foreign newspapers have while profiling the intelligence chief, it has serious repercussions at home.Mahir Zeynalov
Senior Turkish officials dismissed accusations as a “bad example of black propaganda” and said international campaign is under way to discredit the government. If this was the case, why would Western media outlets target the spy chief instead of real decision-makers?