4/10/17 Conn Hallinan on Turkish President Erdogan’s move toward totalitarianism

Conn Hallinan, a Foreign Policy in Focus columnist, discusses Turkey’s nationwide voter referendum on centralizing more authority in the presidency while reducing checks and balances within the government; how Erdogan’s paramilitary supporters could thwart a popular repudiation of his rule; and Turkey’s schizophrenic foreign policy, particularly regarding Syria.

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