Former PM Ahmet Davutoglu Is No Remedy for Turkey’s Woes

A leader, who deflects any criticism about his role in enabling Erdogan’s authoritarian shift and dismantling of the Turkish democracy, is no remedy to save the country today.

Abdullah Ayasun
6 min readJul 23, 2020

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Former Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu (L) shakes hands with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in 2015 in this archive photo. (Photo Credit: AP)

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Abdullah Ayasun

Boston-based journalist and writer. Columbia Graduate School of Journalism. On art, culture, politics and everything in between. X: @abyasun