The New Sultan And The Crisis Of Modern Turkey

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The failed coup of July 15, 2016 has irreversibly transformed Turkish politics.

  • Soner Cagaptay
  • Hoover Institition

Although the coup attempt was thankfully thwarted, the path that Erdogan chose to take after the coup—using the state of emergency powers he was given to go specifically after coup plotters, to embark instead on a…

Panch 1aThe country is polarized between supporters and opponents of Erdogan, who has won successive elections in Turkey since 2002 on a platform of right-wing populism.

Erdogan has demonized and cracked down on electoral constituencies that are not likely to vote for him, a…

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