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Turkish opposition seeks to challenge Erdogan at his own game

Turkey’s opposition, which has long failed to put up a coherent attitude to the government’s foreign policy, is now turning to a hawkish rhetoric that Erdogan himself might envy.
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A series of nationalist outbursts by Turkey’s main opposition leader has fueled doubts about whether the opposition can relieve the country’s fraught foreign policy as Turkey heads to crucial elections.

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has recently moved to reconcile with Israel and Arab heavyweights after years of hostilities that left Turkey largely isolated in the region. It was against this backdrop that Kemal Kilicdaroglu, the head of the Republican Party (CHP), fired broadsides at Israel and Saudi Arabia on June 26, not mincing his words at Greece as well.

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