Daily Archives: February 20, 2018

Erdogan: Turkish Republic is continuation of Ottomans

BY ROBERT SPENCER This is a significant statement since, unless you count the Islamic State, the Ottoman Empire was the last caliphate — the last state to claim the allegiance of all Muslims worldwide, and to present itself as the … Continue reading

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Turkey’s ‘New Nationalism’ Amid Shifting Politics

By Max Hoffman, Michael Werz, and John Halpin Further Analysis of Polling Results Introduction and summary From the outside, Turkey has the hallmarks of a consolidating authoritarian regime. President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan exercises near absolute control through the parliamentary majority of … Continue reading

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