As Turkey goes to the polls to expand the powers of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, there’s something far more sinister brewing in the background.
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Erdoğan’s moves since the Turkish coup have been compared to Germany of 1933. Have we been too quick to label, and missed the point?
The violence of today, has its roots in the past. As the bloodied pages of history has taught, the carrot is needed alongside the stick to create change.
This Turkish coup might be new in its intensity, but ancient in its origin. However, the wounding of the westernised Turkey is sure to be felt elsewhere.