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Erdogan’s war in Idlib faces uphill battle on the home front

Having failed to deliver on his ultimatum to the Assad regime, Erdogan now has a serious credibility problem domestically.

Having returned from Moscow last week with less than half a victory in Idlib, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan now faces an uphill battle domestically where the results of his talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin are proving to be a hard sell to the public.

The pro-government media’s efforts to bolster Erdogan's position with banner headlines and commentary about his great success are failing to convince a wary public.

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