Beware the Sultan Backed into a Corner

(AP Photo/Ali Unal)

American novelist James Baldwin once wrote, “The most dangerous creation of any society is the man who has nothing to lose.” In today’s Republic of Turkey, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is facing the fight of his political life. Following a humiliating defeat in municipal elections in his country – which he himself categorized as a referendum of his administration – Erdoğan was incapable of conceding defeat in Istanbul, where his party’s candidate, Binali Yildirim, Former Speaker of the Grand National …

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