Blog Post | Order from Chaos: Turkish Elections
Erdoğan's victory isn’t a win for Turkish democracy
November 2, 2015,
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s gamble—holding what he called “a re-run election”—has paid off handsomely: The ruling AKP can now form a one-party government. Many voters apparently perceived his party as a stabilizer of sorts. But for those who worry about polarization in Turkey and the increasingly authoritarian tendencies of its government, the country is slipping deeper into trouble.