As a ‘kingmaker,’ Turkey’s nationalist faction could bring trouble
By Soner Cagaptay, opinion contributor — 06/28/18 03:30 PM EDT The views expressed by contributors are their own and not the view of The Hill
In the elections last Sunday that won Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan a second term, the country’s citizens cast two votes — one for a president and the other for a parliamentary representative. More accurately, Erdogan could not have won if not for the far-right Nationalist Movement Party (MHP), which has emerged as the “kingmaker” of Turkish politics with its support of Erdogan.
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