Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has dominated the country’s politics for more than two decades. To answer the question how one man was able to remain popular for such a long period of time, it is necessary to understand his leadership secrets. In Political Leadership and Erdogan, former cabinet minister and long-time Erdogan aide Yalcin Akdogan provides valuable insights into the Turkish president’s leadership profile and explains how he relates to centuries-old theories of leadership in Turkish and Islamic thought. This book is appropriate for political scientists, international relations experts, practitioners and historians as well as scholars of Turkey, the Middle East and Eastern Europe. It is also intended to supplement courses in leadership development, political communication and public relations theory.