Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Fraud Allegations to Test Turkish President Erdogan’s New Authoritarian Powers

Reading Time: 5 minutes While protests and complaints of fraud are unlikely to overturn Erdogan’s narrow referendum majority, his victory may turn out to be a Pyrrhic one. Keeping the economy afloat and ensuring stability in a deeply divided country pose huge challenges to the Turkish president — and to NATO and the US.