Why Erdogan lost local elections

Turkey’s recent local elections were a repudiation of the Justice and Development Party’s (AKP) stewardship of the economy. Voters also rejected “Erdoganism” – President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s neo-Ottoman expansionist agenda that spawned foreign adventurism and alienated Turkey from the United States. Instead of making hard decisions to fix the economy, Erdogan blamed the United States […]