Please see the link below. It is an article of mine which was published in the Turkish language newspaper Today's Zaman.
Here is a short excerpt:
"Few would deny that Erdoğan has a great amount of political capital with the Palestinian Hamas in Gaza. If he were to work behind the scenes to secure the release of the Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit in exchange for Palestinian prisoners, he could easily become a hero in the eyes of Israelis and Palestinians alike."
To go to the article, here is the link.
Israeli divide between İbrahim Tatlıses and Prime Minister Erdoğan by Louis Fishman