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Is the Populism Moment Coming to an End?

Dr. Gülfem Saydan Sanver

The populists and antidemocratic leaders have dominated the political landscape for the past decade.However, populist leaders Donald Trump in the U.S. and Netanyahu in Israel were defeated in the recent elections. Right-wing populists in Europe are losing their popularity in comparison to previous years. This relative inability of populists to appeal people created a new discussion: Are populists losing ground? In this policy note,Dr. Gülfem Saydan Sanver examines populist leaders' recent successes and failures around the world and suggests electoral strategies to tackle populists.

(The policy note is available only in Turkish.)