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Explainer: Turkey Today

Turkey's nationalist rule continues.

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan recently secured another election victory, leaving many in the West to question the country’s diplomatic future. Dispatch Reporter Charlotte Lawson speaks with Eric Edelman, former U.S. ambassador to Turkey, Finland, and under secretary of defense for policy, to explain what’s happening under the country’s longest serving leader.

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Charlotte Lawson is a reporter at The Dispatch and currently based in Tel Aviv, Israel. Prior to joining the company in 2020, she studied history and global security at the University of Virginia. When Charlotte is not keeping up with foreign policy and world affairs, she is probably trying to hone her photography skills.