Early life and career of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

The EU is Damaging its Credibility Over Turkey

Authoritarian leaders do not simply come and go. And when they do go, they rarely go quietly. 

The test of an autocrat like Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan isn't how he came to power, but how he treats critics, journalists, minorities, and whether his rule can go unchecked by constitutional limits, CNN comments.