土耳其与欧洲的未来

伦敦——

本文是我所写的最后一篇专栏文章,然后一段时间内我就不会动笔了。我就要赴任英国广播公司托委会(BBC Trust)主席一职了。BBC是世界上最伟大的广播电台之一,而我要上任的是该机构至关重要的权力岗位。所以,我不得不像西西里岛人一样发誓,在本人担任主席的任期内对有争议的问题绝不发表自己的意见。因此我只能暂时放下自己的笔。

在这个阳光明媚的三月早晨当我遥望眼前的博斯普鲁斯海峡时,我还属于我自己。昨天伊斯坦布尔还飘散着雪花,但今天这个城市的亚洲海岸线在阳光照耀下是波光粼粼,海鸥在微风中飞舞,一艘巨大的客轮缓缓地向着北面的黑海驶去。此时此刻,不由不感到“活着真好”。

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