The risks are high, but an independent Kurdish state is within reach of a fractious leadership.
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Despite tensions over Syria, Turkey is increasingly turning to Russia to secure its foreign and domestic policy needs.
After Turkey’s constitutional referendum, it is increasingly apparent that its government is exhibiting similar authoritarian tendencies to Egypt since 2013.
American philosopher Judith Butler discusses American vulgarity, Middle East upheaval, and other forms of the global crisis.
However you look at the violence in Turkey, the fallout is to President Erdogan’s advantage.
President Erdogan’s scare tactics may have pushed the country further towards a conflict neither Kurdish rebels nor the Turkish army can win.
Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party successfully convinced a cross-section of voters that it was the only party able to maintain domestic security.
Turkey’s AKP now seems prepared to do almost anything to stay in power. Once hailed as a democratic model for the Middle East, the government has veered towards authoritarianism.