Turkey’s Divisions

Issue 610 - 04 May 1999
The ambiguous outcome of Turkey’s parliamentary elections is bad news for the Gulf and the wider Middle East. The election left Turkey without a clear parliamentary majority and therefore with no strong government. Worse still, the election result demonstrated a polarisation of political opinion that bodes ill for Turkish stability. An unstable coalition government under pressure from nationalists,

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