Revolt in Turkey: Erdogan Losing Grip on Power - SPIEGEL ONLINEGermany's Der Spiegel says Erdogan's position is rapidly weakening.
There's a Genuine Chance that Erdogan's Islamist Government May FallArmored police -- often called "Robocops" -- have killed three and knocked the eyes out of six people so far with rubber bullets. And they're liberal with use of tear gas.
There's a widespread perception among Turks that the government has cut a deal: in exchange for being a "Muslim role model" to vastly-more-screwed-up Muslim countries, it has been given a free pass by Obama to do as it pleases at home.
This video shows you how serious the protests have become -- and how serious the government force against them has become, too: