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Turkey’s Erdogan - Democrat and Dictator?

Serkan Yolacan, Research Associate

27-Jun-18 08:35

Turkey’s Erdogan - Democrat and Dictator?

On Sunday, millions of Turkish citizen went to the polls and despite expectations that opposition front might deny the incumbent a first round victory, the AK Party’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan took the Presidency with over 50 % of the vote. This second terms comes with enhanced powers that detractors are calling a move to one-man rule. Erdogan on the other hand calls his a win for democracy and the religion of Islam, is a country sharply divided between secularists and Islamists. Today we explore the contradictory image of the man at the center of Turkish politics.

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