Is the legitimacy debate relevant?

TURKEY - Note 19 Apr 2017 by Atilla Yesilada

It is my duty to provide objective and relevant coverage of political events in Turkey. Objectively speaking, I see evidence serious enough to suggest that voting irregularities in the presidential referendum warrant a very serious probe. But, is the legitimacy of the ballot relevant? Could the opposition achieve any results by prolonging its objections? After Moody’s comments yesterday, of which I can only access the introductory paragraph, I feel it is relevant to extend my coverage of the legitimacy debate. The Turkish version of Moody’s statement points that the narrow referendum victor...

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