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Controversial Turkish President Has Ties to University

Controversial Turkish President Has Ties to University

Derrell J. Bouknight, News Editor

February 6, 2019


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In a 2004 midyear special convocation, St. John’s University honored then-Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on the Queens campus with an honorary doctorate of laws. Fifteen years later, Erdoğan, now the president of Turkey, finds himself immersed in controversy after years of what some...

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