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LISTEN: Turkey scholar Howard Eissenstat on the dynamics of Erdogan's enduring success

In the latest episode of Amberin Zaman's podcast "On the Middle East," Howard Eissenstat offers insight on the results of Sunday's runoff election in Turkey, and discusses what lies ahead for Erdogan's next term.
Howard Eissenstat and Amberin Zaman

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was just re-elected president even though pollsters predicted that his rival would win. 

Turkey scholar Howard Eissenstat says that Erdogan, the country's most skilled politician in modern times, is a master at reading the nation's pulse. But can he sustain his rule in the midst of a failing economy and prevail in critical local elections that are to be held next year? Listen to the full episode here.

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