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Friday, August 28, 2015

The president’s existential war - BURAK BEKDİL

The president’s existential war

His Majesty has said he believed early elections on Nov. 1 would “clear up the problems created by the June 7” parliamentary elections. The problems? His (and his Grand Vizier’s) problems. 60 percent of Turks (and Kurds) have no problem about the fact that the president’s popularity shrank to 40 percent on June 7. He wants to roll the dice again for he has nothing to lose. So, let him roll the dice again; this is the president’s existential war.

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