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Turkey’s future just got a whole lot scarier

In a region where democracy is scarce, it just got scarcer — with Turkish strongman Recep Tayyip Erdogan claiming victory in last weekend’s presidential election and vowing to “rapidly” usher in a new era of presidential authoritarian rule.

  • By Post Editorial Board
  • New York Post

Turks will suffer.

Since a 2016 coup attempt, Erdogan has operated under a state of emergency, jailing journalists, political foes and members of the military.

Mane 2bOne of his foes, Selahattin Demirtas, of the pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party, had to campaign while behind bars.

The new system gives Erdogan even more control of the…

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