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Erdogan's Legacy Hinges on Sunday’s Turkey Elections

The working-class, socially conservative neighborhood of Kasimpasa, in Istanbul, helped shape the man who would become Turkey’s most powerful figure in decades. Recep Tayyip Erdogan once sold bread on these streets. It made him tough and kept him close to the common person’s values of religion and pride. And it nurtured his dream to make Turkey great again. The people here remember him, some with brotherly pride. Yasar Ayhan, and his father before him, were Erdogan’s...

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