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Submitted by RC (Turkey), Jun 10, 2015 at 08:57

I agree with Dr. Pipes on both points, that this was a rejection of Erdogan's authoritarian style rather than rejecting an Islamic vision for Turkey and second I think that in spite of the meager (12%) effort of the HDP the Turkish Islamists and nationalists will barrel ahead under his leadership. AKP hit a speed bump but not a wall.

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