Hawks in Congress and in the president’s own administration will use Erdogan’s Thursday announcement to “stand by Iran” as fodder for arguing against bringing the troops home, and continuing Syria ground operations in order to counter Iranian expansion.
The Turkey election results are in and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will remain president but without his parliamentary majority.
The Turkey election for both President, as well as all the seats of parliament, took place on Sunday. In what was expected to be a tight election – with some even speculating there would be a second round of voting in the race for President – it now seems that the President will remain the same but face some renewed opposition in parliament. Here