Claire Berlinski’s account of what is going on in Istanbul is a must-read.

Tyrannies go through phases and I’ve wondered when Turkey’s Islamists would move from the popular phase to the repressive phase. It looks like that is happening now. I worry that it’s too late. Erdogan has had years to consolidate his power; a peaceful revolt is unlikely to dislodge him now.

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