President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey, invoking themes of Turkish nationalism and counterterrorism, has been the main obstacle toward Sweden joining the NATO alliance after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
His fierce public opposition played well in his re-election campaign. So did his role as an indispensable power broker, vital to NATO but also as an intermediary, able to maintain good relations with both Russia and Ukraine.
Now safely re-elected on Sunday as president of Turkey, Mr….
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