69 million page views

Istanbul elections

Reader comment on item: Istanbul's Election Puzzle

Submitted by Nazim (Azerbaijan), Jun 26, 2019 at 09:57

You are saying he is on the path to absolute control but he has absolutely full control of Turkey or at least his clique of advisors has Therefore only logical conclusion is that he allowed Imamoglu to win. I have some thoughts but these are speculative so I won't speculate


Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

Daniel Pipes replies:

Correct, he allowed Imamoglu to win. We don't know why but that should come out with time.

Follow Daniel Pipes

Facebook   Twitter   RSS   Join Mailing List

All materials by Daniel Pipes on this site: © 1968-2024 Daniel Pipes. daniel.pipes@gmail.com and @DanielPipes

Support Daniel Pipes' work with a tax-deductible donation to the Middle East Forum.Daniel J. Pipes

(The MEF is a publicly supported, nonprofit organization under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.

Contributions are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law. Tax-ID 23-774-9796, approved Apr. 27, 1998.

For more information, view our IRS letter of determination.)