Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s hubris has destablised a nation of pivotal regional importance
- Simon Tisdall
- The Guardian
Hubris begets nemesis, as the ancient Greeks opined.
It’s a life lesson Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Turkey’s arrogant leader, appears unable to absorb as his country teeters over an abyss of his making.
Erdoğan argued in June’s elections that an all-powerful executive presidency was the best way to govern – and he was the best man for the job.
Now Turkey is in crisis.
The fall from grace – this shattering of the…