‘David Hearst reviews the aftermath of Turkey’s recent election, the eleventh election that the AK Party has won in thirteen years. Was it such a resounding defeat for the party which has dominated Turkey for over a decade? Published on Jul 30, 2015’.
David Hearst is Editor of Middle East Eye, a website which brings a fresh vision to the region. He was chief foreign leader writer of The Guardian, former Associate Foreign Editor, European Editor, Moscow Bureau Chief, European Correspondent, and Ireland Correspondent. He joined The Guardian, from The Scotsman, where he was education correspondent . . . Still, with regards to Turkey, he seems to be a bit out of his depth really.