August 8, 2014

Election Will Seal Erdogan's Supremacy

Kazim & Popp, Der Spiegel

The Associated Press

Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan began his political career as a democratic reformer. But those days are long gone. His battles against the country's old elite and the demonstrators of Gezi Park revealed his despotic tendencies. Now, he wants to become president.

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