Erdogan’s back-pedaling reveals deep anxiety about elections

Source:PA Intelligence Date:23Jun2018

Turkey’s mighty president Recep Tayyip Erdogan may sound confident in public about sweeping both the presidential and general elections on Sunday, but literally speaking, he is running scared. He has already made several concessions to his heretofore dearly- and deeply- held principles to match the promises made by opposition candidates, but the back-pedaling may not suffice to rescue him.