NATO ally reveres Hitler: ‘I wish he had killed all of’ the Jews

Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Scores of tweets praising Hitler and Nazism illustrate the increase in anti-Semitism in Turkey under President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his ruling AKP party.

Now in power for 15 years, Erogan is unraveling the legacy of the founder of modern Turkey, Ataturk, who dismantled the Islamic Ottoman Empire and rebuilt it as a secular nation state.

The Middle East Media Research Institute, MEMRI, highlighted tweets from last month along with some dating back to 2010 that include references to Hitler and Jews such as, “If Hitler had lived, maybe now your lineage would be extinct and the


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