Week in Review: Electoral reflections, from the AKP to Ennahda to the GOP in 2016

This week on The Monkey Cage (click names for articles)

Kimberly Guiler of The University of Texas at Austin examines the disappointing Turkish parliamentary election results for Edogan’s AKP and the success of the pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party (HDP).

Dina Smeltz of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs details how Republican and Democratic elites differ from each other and the American public on their opinions of the Middle East and why it matters for 2016.

Rory McCarthy of the University of Oxford reveals the internal debates of Tunisia’s Islamist Ennahda party as its leaders reflect on electoral losses in October and contemplate its future as a social movement and political party.

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