turkeyflag1Nickolaos Mavromates

(Security Analyst- Historian)

Editing by: George Mavromates author of "Operation Medina The Jihad and Operation Medina: The Crusade."

Copyright: Research Institute for European and American Studies (www.rieas.gr)- Publication date: 10 August 2014

On August 10, 2014 people in Turkey will go to polls to elect their president. Three candidates, Erdoğan, İhsanoğlu and Selahattin Demirtaş, will contend with each other for the presidential chair. However, the real challenger is no other than current Prime Minister Tayyip Erdoğan.

The Republican People's Party (CHP) and Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) joint candidate İhsanoğlu and pro-Kurdish People's Democratic Party (HDP) candidate Selahattin, a popular political figure among Kurdish people have no chance in derailing Erdoğan's forthcoming Presidential victory... Read more
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