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History Prof. Discusses Turkey Referendum in Op-Ed

Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history and expert in Turkish government and affairs, wrote an opinion article for The Hill that discusses Turkey's April 16 referendum, which could solidify President Erdoğan rule.

He writes: "Erdoğan’s rough rhetoric and troubling human rights record has won him little praise among his Western allies in recent years, but he remains genuinely popular for tens of millions of Turkish citizens, who see him as representing true national values and love the way he seems to dare the world to oppose him."

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