Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan salutes a rally in solidarity with Palestinians in Istanbul, Turkey, May 18, 2018. Photo | Presidential Press Service
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Why Turkey’s Recep Erdogan Sometimes Says Cool Things

When Erdogan isn’t using standard fare issues like the economy to boost his reelection chances, he likes to scapegoat the Kurds, Israel or anyone else that happens to draw his ire at the time.