Globe editorial: Erdogan finishes what Turkey’s coup plotters started
Published 12 hours ago
Updated June 25, 2018
On July 15, 2016, military plotters tried to overthrow the government of Turkey. Happily, they failed to undermine the country’s democracy.
But on Monday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was re-elected and, in doing so, effectively finished what the coup plotters started. Democracy in Turkey now exists in name only, much as it does in Russia.
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