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Turkey's upcoming election and why it matters

Discover the news beyond the headlines with our daily selection of the stories that matter.

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Our daily selection of the global stories that really matter, presented by our host Manish Verma. In today's episode... On May 14, Turkey is set to hold its most consequential presidential election in decades. With the country afflicted by turbulence that threatens to end Erdogan's political career, Foreign Policy argues that the outcome won't be free or fair. Then, a shadow of growing despotism was cast over Turkey's election. The Washington Post explores Erdogan's waning popularity, the growing threat of autocracy and the broader geopolitical implications for Washington and its allies.

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