One Boshorus Is Not Enough

If it was made public by somebody else, I would laugh my … off,  but when it comes from the prime minister himself, then it is not so fanny any more.

Turkey will build a new waterway to bypass the heavily congested Bosphorus Strait, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced.

He said the 150m-wide (492ft) “Canal Istanbul” would link the Black Sea to the Sea of Marmara that opens to the Aegean Sea via the Dardanelles.

Mr Erdogan said the canal would be about 45km-long (31 miles), describing it as “the greatest project of the century”.

He did not disclose the exact location.

Click here to read the rest. I am still shell shocked.

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