Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has already made Turkey into an autocratic state. Now he wants even more power.
Nick Ottens is an author and political analyst from the Netherlands who specializes in political trends in Europe and North America. He owns and edits the Atlantic Sentinel and was formerly a Europe correspondent for The Prague Post and a project manager for the Wikistrat consultancy.
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