He negotiates with Putin and with the West, he snubs NATO and wages war in Syria: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan plays the big international stage. But at home he has to fight bitterly for power.
The fight took strength. Even through the makeup you can see it. Deep wrinkles form around his eyes, his cheeks look waxy, he walks slowly. Actually, only the Schnauzer is as gorgeous as you imagine it to be. It looms on his face like a mottled gray barricade.