End Of The Line

HARUN UCAR/SIPA for TIME NEW ERA

Serdar Denktash

Growing up the son of a famous man can be traumatic, particularly on an island of less than a million people. Take Serdar Denktash, the Deputy Prime Minister and leader of the Democrat Party in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. Despite the fancy job titles, to most residents of the divided island he is far better known as the son of Rauf Denktash, the rotund septuagenarian President who has dominated Turkish Cypriot politics for nearly half a century.

Rauf is still the most important Denktash on Cyprus, but the son may be rising. Serdar, 44, worked behind...

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