Tag Archive: Justice and Development Party (AKP)

Turkey’s Erdoğan Continues Harsh Repression of Political Opponents by Stephen Schwartz and Veli Sirin

The Weekly Standard Blog November 21, 2016 Turkey’s Islamist president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, appears as the sole person in his country’s politics who knows what he wants. Erdoğan seeks absolute power and acts against all obstacles to his ambitions. He…
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Islamist Politics and Turkey’s Disunity by Stephen Schwartz and Veli Sirin

The Huffington Post November 23, 2015 [Veli Sirin is European Director of the Center for Islamic Pluralism.] The Islamist atrocities in Paris on November 13 have overshadowed a different but relevant crisis in radical Muslim politics. In Turkey, on November…
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