Soner Cagaptay is the Beyer Family fellow and director of the Turkish Research Program at The Washington Institute.
Articles & Testimony
Erdogan has created a deeply divided society that may never be able to resolve its differences.
As Turkey gets ready for Sunday's referendum, the country's deep social chasm gives even the most ardent optimist grave cause for concern. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, an archetype of the anti-elitist, far-right politician, has spent almost two decades building up to this moment. He has demonized and cracked down on constituencies unlikely to vote for him, weakening his opposition and polarizing the country...