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Erdogan shows democratic transition in Turkey is impossible

There is no longer any doubt that Recep Tayyip Erdogan is an autocrat and an Islamist

He seeks to monopolize power, accumulate wealth for his immediate family, and change the principles upon which Turkish society operates.

  • Michael Rubin
  • Washington Examiner

Turkey, however, like Saudi Arabia and Pakistan, maintains a strange romanticism among many of the diplomats who served there.

The hospitality in each country is legendary, and each offers golden parachutes to former ambassadors in terms of lobbying or business opportunities, consultancies, or…

The result is vocal informal lobbies of…

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