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Turkey's referendum changes the constitution and gives sweeping powers to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Erdogan's victory was narrow and opposition parties are calling for a recount due to voter irregularities.
Steven Cook (@stevenacook) is a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, and focuses on Arab and Turkish politics. He tells Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson that the referendum further empowers an authoritarian president and is an impediment to democracy.
This segment aired on April 18, 2017.