“It is obvious that the current Egyptian regime cannot follow an independent foreign policy. It is simply because the Sisi regime is directly or indirectly controlled by the actors that supported the military coup in 2013.”
Turkey’s June 24 election results are considered as a chance by the Turkish diaspora to initiate new and stable bilateral relations for the upcoming future.
“The trauma experienced by the CHP electorate since the election day is surely in the realm of psychiatry.”
What should Turkey expect after the June 24 elections?
Following Muharrem Ince’s success in the elections in comparison to the CHP as a whole, the question arises as to whether he will run for chairmanship.
The June 24 elections have illustrated that the popularity of the HDP in comparison to the AK Party has decreased in Eastern Turkey.
The election results brought more space for maneuver for President Erdogan in domestic politics, but the foreign policy challenges are still crucial as they were in the pre-election period.
“Turkey is likely to become a more influential actor in the politics of the Middle East. It is therefore vital that Western actors, as well as countries in the region, take into account Ankara’s concerns for the region.”
“It would not be wrong to state that the main objective of the opposition parties, which was to block Erdogan from winning in the first round and to cause a “divided government” between the legislative and executive branches ultimately ended in a fiasco.”
Having handled serious domestic and foreign policy crises over the years, including party closure cases and a failed coup attempt, Erdogan’s campaign for the presidential system has been accepted by the Turkish electorate.