Erdogan’s strongman rule is beginning to fray

Source:Financial Times Date:23Jul2021

In local elections in 2019, he lost Istanbul — where he began as mayor and which has always been at the heart of his mystique — as well as the capital Ankara and most of Turkey’s great cities.

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AKP vote share has fallen more than election results show

Source:al Monitor Date:20Jun2019

An international scholar who does excellent empirical work on Turkish  electoral dynamics talked to al Monitor   The national vote of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) has

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Radical Love Book’ hailed as key to Turkish opposition election success

Source:Middle East Eye Date:13Apr2019

Probably the first pro-CHP article in any English language  press outlet!   Faced with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s polarising invectives labelling them as terrorists, the CHP tried a

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