The Corner

Is Erdogan turning into Putin?

More troubling signs from Turkey, as the ruling AKP seeks to consolidate control over the Judiciary. Meanwhile, an independent television station and popular newspaper, once critical of the AKP but later seized by an AKP-controlled financial board, has now been sold to an AKP supporter.

Michael Rubin is a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, senior lecturer at the Naval Postgraduate School’s Center for Civil-Military Relations, and a senior editor of the Middle East Quarterly.


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