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Recep Tayyip Erdogan

If you want to get a glimpse at a possible future for Irish politics, have a look at Turkey. In 2002 the Islamic Justice and Development (AK) party led by Recep Tayyip Erdogan came to power, toppling a rotating coalition of secular, ineffectual and at times corrupt parties who had pretty much dominated politics since the foundation of the state by Kemal Ataturk in 1923. Politics, that is, when the army weren’t kicking in the...

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