Turkey - Power at Any Price
Türkei - Machterhalt um jeden Preis
Turkish President Erdogan is under pressure, both in his former stronghold Istanbul as well as in other parts of the country. Western investors were abundant while the economy was booming. But now the failing economy and attacks on the rule of law are having a dramatic impact. The controversial rerunning of the mayoral election in Istanbul, won by the opposition candidate, is proof: Erdogan's grip on power remains unbroken, even if the crisis is taking the bloom off the rose and popular dissatisfaction is growing.