April 2, 2014

Turkey's No-Win Election Drama

Bessma Momani, Globe and Mail

The Associated Press

Choose from among an autocratic regime, a cult and a xenophobic party. These are cartoonish caricatures of Turkey’s Justice and Development Party (AKP), Gulenist movement and Republican People’s Party, but there are hints of truth in these descriptions, which left many Turks with a tough choice in Sunday’s municipal elections – added political drama to an already interesting election season of Twitter bans and incriminating YouTube videos.

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