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Turkey's short term tactics bound to fail

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The Turkish government is obsessed with putting all Gulenists behind bars. Yet it appears the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) doesn't have a long-term strategy. Instead, it is acting impulsively in an effort to force the West's hand.

Tolu: One among many

Turkey has been in a state of emergency for more than a year now, since the failed coup attempt in July 2016. More than 50,000 people have been detained since then: among them, 54 German citizens, 11 of whom are political prisoners who are part of terror investigations that started after the failed coup. Translator and journalist Mesale Tolu is one of them. Her trial........

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