Referendum Allows Erdogan to Transform Turkey Into ‘Islamist Autocracy’

Monday, April 17, 2017
By Paul Martin

The constitutional amendments referendum in Turkey will not provide stability and guarantee Ankara’s collaboration with the United States on combating global terrorism, US think tank Bipartisan Policy Center National Security Director Blaise Misztal said in a press release on Monday.

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — On Sunday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared victory after unofficial results indicated the country’s referendum had passed with a narrow majority.

Under these conditions, stability will not return to Turkey any time soon. Nor should the United States expect that Turkey will become any more cooperative on issues critical to US national security, such as the fight against ISIS [Daesh, outlawed in Russia,]” the release stated.

Misztal claimed that the outcome of the referendum would enable Erdogan to enact policies that would lead to transforming Turkey into an “Islamist autocracy.”

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