Failing State Watch Turkey

“The 7 June election in Turkey resulted in Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s Justice and Development Party losing its majority in the parliament afte r thirteen years, and the pro-Kurdish party, the Peoples’ Democratic Party, gaining a seat for the first time. Weeks of negotiation have gone nowhere and no party can secure enough support to form a government. So this Sunday Turkey goes to the polls amidst a backdrop of terrorist attacks internally, and wars in Syria and Iraq externally. Turkish politics … where to now?”

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