Tag Archive: Selahattin Demirtaş

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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Turkey: Hope and Fear by Stephen Schwartz and Veli Sirin

The Huffington Post June 23, 2015 [Veli Sirin is European director of the Center for Islamic Pluralism.] Two weeks have passed since the legislative elections of June 7 marked a major shift in the recent history of Turkey. The Islamist…
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