Faced with a determined anti-Turkey alliance in the Mediterranean and beyond, and economic shambles, Erdogan's grandiose, belligerent ambitions are struggling. But Ankara will double down, not back down
Simon A. Waldman
Dr Simon A. Waldman is a Mercator-IPC fellow at the Istanbul Policy Center and a visiting research fellow at King's College London. He is the co-author of the recently published The New Turkey and Its Discontents (Oxford University Press, 2017). Twitter: @simonwaldman1
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