Turkey election: will Erdogan’s power grab backfire?

Source:Financial Times Date:21Jun2018

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“Turkey is textbook unstable,” says Ryan Gingeras, an associate professor at the Naval Postgraduate School in California. “We don’t know how society is going to react, whether the opposition wins or whether Erdogan wins . . . Everything is up in the air.”

The country’s social divisions have in the past helped Mr Erdogan. Though the nation is split roughly between those who love and those who loathe the Turkish president, the anti-Erdogan half has always been splintered.