Deep State: American and Turkish Versions

As Trump supporters wallow in ‘deep state’ debate in election wilderness, the nasty connotations of an elusive concept have a broader resonance in a country: Turkey.

A Pro-Trump militia group is seen in Charlottesville in 2017.

The concept of the deep state, once outright dismissed by self-respected scholars as a conspiracy theory, has steadily…




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Abdullah Ayasun

Abdullah Ayasun

New York-based writer. Politics, culture, literary criticism, art, and technology. American political affairs, Turkey, MidEast, and beyond. Twitter: @abyasun

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