May 07 2019

Prof Eissenstat: Erdoğan's choice demonstrates a faltering of his brand

With the highly controversial ruling by it high electoral board, Turkey has been cast further into uncharted territory. Will Erdoğan win re-election in Istanbul? Why did he push through a re-run?

What does he have in mind? How will the opposition be able to challenge him? Is Imamoğlu again a potential winner? In this interview, Prof. Howard Eissenstat, a senior fellow with POMED, assesses the prospects.