Tag Archive: Recip Tayyip Erdoğan

Geopoliticus
April 12, 2017

Meet the New Boss – Same as the Old Boss: Still Unchained in Ankara

I recently returned from Istanbul, traveling there so that I could get a read on the upcoming April 16 constitutional referendum that could change the foundations of Turkey’s political system. My first inclination is to describe this great city’s atmosphere simply as “tense.” Yet, this characterization seems too subjective. I’ll qualify it with some observations:

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Geopoliticus
July 30, 2016

Turkey’s Greater Unknowns

On July 15 at approximately 10 PM, an attempted coup d’etat was staged by elements of Turkey’s military. Parliament and […]

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