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Why Turkey's Recent Election Is So Important

Turkey held an election this past June and the AKP (remember, they've been in power since 2002) did not win a majority. Coalition talks were a bust, so a new election had to happen. It looked like Turkish voters were making a statement against Erdogan and his party in this election. But this time the AKP's I'm the strong man who can protect you message successfully swayed Turkish voters.
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'EXCESSIVE FORCE'

Anti-government protests raged on in Istanbul today, even after the deputy prime minister issued an apology for "excessive force" used by police against demonstrators. The protests, the biggest in Tu...