A radical reformation by Erdogan occurs in Turkey. The country’s features have taken a forceful religious and conservative turn leading to a corresponding effect of conduct in reginal and international status quo.
Domestically a single person system without institutional counterweights is being formed with the Turkish president trying to link the religious with the nationalistic elements.
On economic level, the 17th largest economy of the world is losing its pulse.
The relationships with the West are seriously tested although both parts want to remain functional.
Will Ankara be able to reconsider its military orientation? How it will cope with the multiple fronts within the country and abroad? What dangers will Greece face following Turkey’s reformation?
In the end, what will Turkey’s “physiognomy” be five years from now?
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