What do the 24 June Election Results Tell Us?

“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.”

The Road Ahead After the June 24 Elections

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.

The Victory of Turkish Democracy

The electorate who voted in the June 24 elections in Turkey have given President Erdogan the opportunity to convey the presidential system.

What Can the F-35 Crisis Further Lead To?

Turkey’s removal from the F-35 program will not eliminate potential risks by Russia. It will only hamper NATO influence in the region and further deteriorate Turkish-American relations, as part of a lose-lose scenario.