On Geopolitics

Putin and Erdogan: Addicted to Power

Reva Goujon
VP of Global Analysis, Stratfor
Apr 11, 2017 | 08:00 GMT
Putin and Erdogan: Addicted to Power
Not only do the pasts and motivations of the Russian and Turkish leaders have a great deal in common, but their geopolitical destinies are also deeply intertwined.
(OZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images)

Absolute power is both reviled and revered. But for geopolitical heavyweights like Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, it is the key to personal -- and national -- survival. ...

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