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Erdogan Is Erasing Ataturk’s Stamp On Turkey

The conversion of the Hagia Sophia into a mosque is the culmination of the president’s lifelong political project

Under normal circumstances, the most important news out of Turkey last weekend would have been a new law that, critics say, represents a blow to the country’s already weakened…

  • Bobby Ghosh
  • Bloomberg

But you might have missed it for the furor over President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s decision to convert the famed Hagia Sophia museum, one of the world’s top tourist destinations, into…

Opposition figures such as Istanbul Mayor Ekrem Imamoglu say Erdogan is using the Hagia Sophia controversy to distract from…

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