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The Modi-Erdogan Parallel

Comparisons are generally invidious, especially when they involve political leaders from different countries. But, while Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan rose to power 11 years before Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, there is much about their personal and professional trajectories that makes comparison irresistible. Both Erdogan and Modi come from humble, small-town backgrounds: Erdogan sold […]