Pro-Erdogan supporters gather at Taksim square in Istanbul to support the government on July 16, 2016. AFP PHOTO / BULENT KILIC

Democracy Under Threat 'How Can You Even Compare Erdogan and Netanyahu?'

Just like Israel, Turkey and Italy have experienced turbulent times. Anshel Pfeffer took a two-week journey that highlighted the differences, but also similarities, between the three democracies - and returned optimistic.

On the night of July 15, the newsroom at CNN Turk in Istanbul was the ground zero of the failed military coup against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. As the bridges on the Bosphorus were taken by groups of...

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