Turkey prepares for Trump presidency – Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East

Grand Bazaar Istanbul Turkey 2007

Grand Bazaar Istanbul Turkey 2007 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

According to this insightful article, many Turks believe Donald Trump will become the next US president, and that his animosity toward Muslims and other minorities represents not just popular but also official American views.

Source: Turkey prepares for Trump presidency – Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East

Too often we hear just the carefully orchestrated views of Turkey’s government in the mainstream media, so this article is refreshingly different. I remember well my visits to Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar and can picture the people sharing their views over traditional Turkish coffee.

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