TURKEY: In Search of Elections

Free elections get further away in Turkey, while political problems multiply. When he first overthrew ex-Premier Adnan Menderes (TIME, June 6), General Cemal Gursel. the straightforward fighting man who runs Turkey's 50-man military junta, estimated that it would be three months at most before elections to install a new civilian government could be held. Last week, exactly three months after his coup, Gursel postponed the elections until next May 27, his first anniversary in power. Even if voting should be delayed a bit beyond that date, he added, "you may take it...

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