March 31, 2014

Erdogan's Ottoman Revival Is Over

Elmira Bayrasli, New York Times

The Associated Press

For Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey’s embattled prime minister, a win in Sunday’s local elections will be a Pyrrhic victory. While his Justice and Development Party, or A.K.P., will likely retain a majority of municipalities, Turkey as a whole, particularly as an international player, has lost.

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TAGGED: Ottoman Empire, Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan

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