Turkey - Is Erdogan losing his grip on power? with Tezcan Gumus

Episode 4 September 26, 2019 00:35:16
Turkey - Is Erdogan losing his grip on power? with Tezcan Gumus
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Turkey - Is Erdogan losing his grip on power? with Tezcan Gumus
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Show Notes

Since coming to power in 2002, President Erdogan has slowly dismantled Turkey's democracy, suppressing press freedoms and concentrating constitutional authority in his hands. The Turkish people are split with ‘Black Turks’ lionising his conservative credentials while 'White Turks' bemoan the slide to authoritarianism. However, Erdogan-aligned candidates faltered at recent municipal elections, inspiring fresh hope for change. Has the President's pyramid begun to crumble?

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