‘Things will get worse in 2018 with continued arrests and purges’

Source:Ahval News Date:01Jan2018

Howard Eissenstat, an associate professor at the history department of St. Lawrence University and a research assistant at Washington D.C.-based think-tank Project on Middle Eastern Democracy (POMED), last week attracted much attention with a report on the increased paramilitarisation of the Turkish state. Here he talks to Ahval about Turkey’s predicament and the outlook for 2018.


His article on the obstacles put in the way of the oppositon to reclaim power, is linked here.