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Revolt in Turkey Erdogan's Grip on Power Is Rapidly Weakening

For a decade, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has had a tight grip on power. But it suddenly looks to be weakening. Thousands have taken to the streets across the country and the threats to Erdogan's rule are many. His reaction has revealed him to be hopelessly disconnected.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks to the media in Istanbul on June 3.

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks to the media in Istanbul on June 3.

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