With elections due next year, Erdogan has ensured his allies stay in charge of the security forces

Recep Tayyip Erdogan and army chief of staff Yasar Güler (left).
Recep Tayyip Erdogan and army chief of staff Yasar Güler (left). © Ali Balikci/Anadolu Agency via AFP
Well aware of the crucial nature of next year's elections, Recep Tayyip Erdogan has kept his allies in the security forces at his sides. He has even changed the law to avoid his chief of the defence staff having to retire. [...] (350 words)
Issue dated 30/06/2022 Reading time 2 minutes

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