A world without a hegemon

Interesting times.

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Erdogan: Ottoman echoes growing louder

The very model of a modern caliph.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Justice and Development Party (AKP) won a comfortable majority in Turkey’s parliamentary election on 12 June – not enough to change the national constitution without the agreement of a parliamentary coalition, but a solid 325 or so out of 550 seats, and a higher margin of victory than AKP achieved in 2007.

Erdogan wasted no time projecting a decidedly Ottoman-sounding theme in his victory speech.  According to foreign media: Continue reading “Erdogan: Ottoman echoes growing louder”