Recep, the Resolute: The rise of Turkey’s new sultan with an agenda?

by Rashmee

Posted on April 18, 2017


Everyone’s talking about Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s narrow win in the referendum, which allows him to style himself as a neo-Ottoman sultan. The absurdist part is that Mr Erdogan could almost be said to be following a faux-European path! He is pursuing a semi-authoritarian course set by Hungary’s Viktor Orban and Poland’s Jaroslaw Kaczynski. But … Continue reading “Recep, the Resolute: The rise of Turkey’s new sultan with an agenda?”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK