June 21, 2013

Turkey and Brazil: Why Do Democracies Revolt?

Paul Pillar, The National Interest

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The timing is probably coincidence, but it is hard not to notice how popular disturbances that have shaken major cities in Brazil have come right after big street protests in Turkey. These are, of course, two very important countries, which pull considerable weight in affairs far beyond their own borders.

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