Turkey has become an increasingly divisive force in regional politics and is facing trouble on the domestic front as well. Now, with Recep Tayyip Erdogan as the republic’s first directly elected president, the future looks even bleaker.0 comments
Louis Fishman is an assistant professor at Brooklyn College, City University of New York and writes on Turkish, and Israeli/Palestinian affairs. His upcoming book is on Ottoman Palestine. He has lived most of his life between the U.S., Israel, and Turkey. Follow him on Twitter: @IstanbulTelaviv He blogs at:http://louisfishman.blogspot.com.