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Turkish democracy is on the brink

The deal to combat Islamic State has only inflamed tensions within Turkey

By A correspondent  

People wearing uniforms hold red flags during the funeral of the left-wing militant Gunay Ozarslan in Istanbul after she was killed during clashes with Turkish policemen on July 24. © Halit Onur Sandal/Depo Photos/ABACAPRESS.COM

Was the US deal with Turkey on 24th July a master-stroke, a game-changer in the US-led war against Islamic State (IS)? Or was…

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