The "Turkey Elects & Bouteflika Bounces" Edition
Turks went to the polls on March 31st, unseating Erdoğan’s party — the AKP — in Turkey’s three largest cities. Although the municipal elections were a setback, the Turkish President isn’t likely to face the music anytime soon. But what does the development mean for the opposition parties in Istanbul, Ankara, and Izmir? In Algeria, long-time President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has been finally dethroned, but does his departure reflect real change in governance or is it purely cosmetic?
Chief Editor and host of The ITS Café Cameron Vaské, Senior Editor Pranav Jain, and International Scholar Chris Mullaney take a closer look in this episode of The ITS Café.
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