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A Glimpse Into the Next Decade of Erdogan's 'New Turkey'

Sinan Ciddi
Board of Contributors
Oct 17, 2018 | 09:00 GMT
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses the media during an Oct. 8, 2018, news conference with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban in Budapest, Hungary.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses the media during an Oct. 8, 2018, news conference with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban in Budapest, Hungary. Erdogan's "new Turkey" is wholly directed at perpetuating his power, Stratfor contributor Sinan Ciddi writes.

(ATTILA KISBENEDEK/AFP/Getty Images)

Upon winning his second term as president in June, and assuming the strong executive powers that had been approved by voters in a 2017 referendum, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan cemented what he had long been seeking: the creation of a new political regime, one that is increasingly fashioned in...

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