“The good news is that the rest of the world has started to see Erdoğan’s republic for what it is: an increasingly authoritarian regime built around a popular but deeply flawed leader……..What has yet to be recognized is the separate, and quite disturbing, role that the Gülen movement has played in bringing Turkey to its current impasse. As Americans and Europeans debate the Gülen movement’s role in their own societies, they should examine Turkey’s experience more closely.”
A long-term expansive picture of the state of police and judiciary in Turkey that poses bigger threat than just the PM himself by Dani Rodrik, Professor of Social Science at Princeton.
- Turkey continue resisting…This time is for Ahmet (translatingtaksim.wordpress.com)
- Turkey’s Protests Send a Strong Message, But Will Not Bring Democracy (rodrik.typepad.com)