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The Growing Threat of Inflation to Turkey's Ruling Party

MIN READMay 18, 2022 | 17:02 GMT

A man counts Turkish lira at a currency exchange office July 29, 2020, in Istanbul.

A man counts Turkish lira at a currency exchange office July 29, 2020, in Istanbul.

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High inflation in Turkey threatens to eject the longtime-ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) from power in Turkey's 2023 presidential election, meaning the government will be tempted to seek ways -- such as manipulating the election process and trying to exploit a foreign crisis -- to tip the political scales in its favor....

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