Turkey: Ghost on the Go

Since the 1960 overthrow and hanging of Strongman Adnan Menderes, Turkish politics has basically consisted of a feud between army-backed Premier Ismet Inönü and the opposition Justice Party formed by Menderes' resurgent followers. In municipal elections 15 months ago, the Justice Party won a startling 46% of the vote. Last week Menderes' ghost was on the go again.

The occasion this time was the presentation of Inönü's 1965 budget, totaling a record $1.6 billion. Though nobody actually had much against the budget, J.P. Leader Suleyman Demirel, 41, a wealthy, U.S.-trained civil engineer, mounted an assault on it to discredit Inönü....

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