Monday, March 31, 2014

From ‘Midnight Express’ to a Rising Economic and Democratic Hub

Featured on islamicity.com and iviews.com.

In the latest local elections that took place this Sunday, March 30, 2014, the Turkish people awarded a landslide victory (around 46%, with the main opposition trailing far behind at around 29%), and this for the third time, to the recently embattled Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Justice and Development Party (JDP) sending a strong signal to the detractors of the man. The voter turnout was at a near-record rate of about 90%.


How does he do it? How does Erdogan pull off landslide victory after landslide victory?

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