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Kasaba on nationalism, piety and Turkey’s election | The Conversation

June 25, 2018

Resat KasabaIn his article”Nationalism and piety dominate Turkey’s election” Jackson School Director and Stanley D. Golub Chair in International Studies Reşat Kasaba analyzes the significance of Turkey’s presidential and parliament election, which was held on June 24, 2018, to the fracturing of western alliances, furthering instability in Europe and the Middle East.

He emphasizes how the growing focus on religion and nationalism is leading Turkey away from democracy and democratic participation.

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