“In the last two to three years, not only have students and academics fled the country, but also entrepreneurs, businesspeople, and thousands of wealthy individuals who are selling everything and moving their families and their money abroad. More than a quarter of a million Turks emigrated in 2017.” NYT: Spurning Erdogan’s Vision, Turks Leave in Droves, Draining Money and Talent. (A familiar pattern is playing out. The more who leave, the fewer left to challenge Erdogan’s vision for the future.)