The Chaos Candidate: Attacks Aid Erdogan Case for Strongman Rule
by Selcan Hacaoglu
and Firat Kozok
December 20, 2016, 5:00 PM EST
Violence may swing nationalists behind bid for greater powers
Emergency rule isn’t making Turks safer, opposition says
A bus carrying soldiers blown up in a central Turkish city on Saturday. Two days later, Russia’s ambassador shot dead in Ankara near the parliament building bombed by warplanes during July’s botched coup.
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