Turkey's New Violent Political Culture

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Authored by Burak Bekdil via The Gatestone Institute,

At the heart of the matter is a culture that programs most less-educated masses (and in Turkey average schooling is 6.5 years) into a) converting the “other” and, if that is not possible, b) physically hurting the “other.” A deep societal polarization since President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s Justice and Development Party (AKP) came to power in 2002 has widened to frightening levels.

After opposition leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu was taken

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