Multiple elections in a cloud of uncertainty
As 2023 is a year of elections in Greece, Turkey and Cyprus, it is useful to remember that we are now experiencing the calm before the storm. However great the tension between parties in each of these countries may seem today, the rivalry will keep intensifying, without any indication that the result of the elections will lead to any kind of normalcy.
If Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan does not win, he will mobilize every means to void the result, as he has already done with national and municipal elections. He will try to repeat the elections while raising the heat on all fronts - domestically and in foreign affairs - in line with his tactic of presenting himself and his followers as perennial victims and at the same time almighty, able to impose their "justice" on any enemy. Recently, as Erdogan has had to overturn his policies towards Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Israel...
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