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Thursday, July 21, 2016

God′s gift to Erdogan

Turkey and the failed coup
God′s gift to Erdogan
The military coup in Turkey only strengthens Erdogan's power – and weakens democracy in the country, writes Christiane Schloetzer in her commentary

There are Turks who welcomed the news on Friday night that the military had launched a coup against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. They didn't dare utter loud cries of joy, however, but only rejoiced inside – after all, publicly flaunting opposition to this President has been dangerous up to now.

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