It is clear how similar Trump and Erdogan are – they are both damaging the unity of their nations

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Sebnem Arsu
Istanbul
@sebnemarsu
1 day ago

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It is clear how similar Trump and Erdogan are – they are both damaging the unity of their nations
The two men are both looking to protect their strongman image – and clearly share similar ideas about how to deal with protests

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Sebnem Arsu
Istanbul
@sebnemarsu
1 day ago
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For two weeks we have been waking up to protests in the US, watching the country often tagged as a “melting pot” slowly turning into a pressure cooker.

As a journalist living in a country where polarisation has taken its toll, it is even more worrisome to hear the political rhetoric that provides the narrative to street outrage – as it further fractures a society built upon highly sensitive fault lines.

Donald Trump’s alienating social media posts now require a far more serious analysis than “the funniest retweet of the day” as they set up the “us” versus “them” narrative.

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