Tag: canal

    ‘Grand fantasy project.’ Turks fear impact of Erdoğan’s $65bn Istanbul canal

    There isn’t usually a lot going on at the Sazlıdere dam north-west of Istanbul, one of several reservoirs providing the megacity with fresh water. Yet this week the calm expanse of forest, farms, and marshland was at the center of the latest battle of narratives in Turkish politics. On June, 26, President Recep Tayip Erdoğan […]