Turkish referendum could signal Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s move toward authoritarianism

The Globe and Mail - 29 March 2017 - From Aslan Amani and Robert C. Austin
Not that long ago, then-U.S. president Barack Obama referred to Turkey as a “great Muslim democracy.” There are two things that statement asks: Is a Muslim democracy the same as a democracy? Is Turkey even a democracy any more given what has transpired since the failed coup attempt last year? The answer to both questions is no. (...more)
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