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Sadık Ünay

Sadik Unay completed his B.A. in Politics and International Relations at Bogazici University. He continued with his M.A. and Ph.D. studies at Manchester University. He is currently a faculty member at Istanbul University, Economics department.

New era of democratic governance and development

Turkey is ready to move to another level in the transformation trajectory of its democracy and development narrative under presidentialism by restructuring the public administration, macroeconomic governance and state-business-society relations.

Taking Stock of Turkey’s Historic Elections

The June 24 elections were the first general elections that were held in the aftermath of the failed military coup attempt on July 15, 2016, and as such they represented the dawn of democratic normalization and a potential end to the state of emergency that was declared after the coup.

Managing the economy in the new era

As Turkey is going through a systematic transition, reforms and new initiatives in economics are required in order to sustain growth and development.

Don’t cry for Al-Quds, take a stand for justice

The first mission for the leaders of the Islamic world would be to display unwavering solidarity with the Palestinian cause and oppose unilateral provocations to determine the international status of Al-Quds.

Trump’s effect on the global system continues with Iran nuclear deal

The economic impact of a sharp U-turn will be immense for both Tehran and its economic partners. But politically, Trump has been rallying against the deal since his presidential campaign, describing it as the “worst deal he has ever seen.” Hence he might well prioritize his own domestic credibility.