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Turkish admirers of ‘Chinese model’ ignore its flaws

This month’s 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre is an opportunity to consider what the “Chinese model” has come to represent for its admirers in Turkey and, indeed, the wider Middle East, and to remind ourselves of its dangers. Of course, despite the global retreat of liberal democracy – including, perhaps most significantly, in parts […]