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Turkey’s president suffers from a God complex, revered for attributes belonging to Allah and the Prophet

A collection of God and prophet-like public praises uttered by and for Turkey’s strongman, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, offers a glimpse into the psychological state of a leader who believes he possesses superior abilities and apparently suffers from a God complex.

  • Abdullah Bozkurt/Stockholm
  • © Nordic Monitor

Having ruled a country of 85 million, extending from Asia to Europe, with the imperial legacy of the Ottoman Empire for 22 years, Erdogan has decimated the opposition, imprisoned his critics and opponents, consolidated all levers of power in his hands, destroyed checks and…

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