Turkey: Elections, crisis and repression

Source:International Viewpoint Date:11Dec2018

This is thorough analysis of the Turkish political landscape post-24 June elections. Worth reading for the Turkey novice, as well as the pundit who wishes to experience a different viewpoint:


With four elections, a constitutional referendum and a coup attempt in the space of three years, the least we can say is that instability reigns in Turkey, even though President Erdogan has consolidated his power through all these turns. However, the municipal elections that will take place in March 2019 are already perceived by both the governing parties and the opposition as a new plebiscite, all this against the background of a deep economic crisis that promises to worsen.