6 Books to Understand Turkey
FP contributors’ top titles to make sense of the country ahead of its most important election
On May 14, Turkish voters will head to the polls to decide whether controversial President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Justice and Development Party (AKP) deserve another term in office. Two decades ago, the AKP became the first moderate Islamist party to reach the apex of political power in Turkey, an officially secular state. Erdogan has continued shattering norms ever since.
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