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A decade of Turkey's Islamic-rooted AKP government

Supporters applaud as Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses his ruling party members after he announced he is running for president in Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday, July 1, 2014. After more than a decade in power, Erdogan dominates Turkish politics like a one-man-show. He has defanged the once supreme military, reshaped the judiciary and cowed the press. Now, at the peak of his power, he has announced he is running for president - a role he intends to shape into the most powerful job

 

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