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Before Sunday's Elections...
Turkish Government Seizes Opposition TV Stations
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  • Andrew Allison

    If Erdogan succeeds, things will certainly get ugly — any remaining or future opposition will be crushed. Meanwhile, Erdogan is reportedly demanding EU membership as the price for cooperation on the migrant issue. Interesting times.

  • Jim__L

    To be fair, coups against governments like Erdogan’s happen with a fair amount of regularity in Turkey.

  • gabrielsyme

    Turkey misbehaves again – and will there be any consequences from the West at all?

  • Fat_Man

    I have repeatedly said that we must regard Turkey as less than a friend of the United States. As long as Erdogan runs the country they cannot be regarded as a friend either of the US or of Democracy.

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