“Most people still are in the opinion that Turkey owes much to Adnan Menderes due to his struggle for democracy, because otherwise it’s still believed that a quasi-single-party-regime would have continued.”
Will the CHP maintain its latent support for the HDP during Turkey’s local elections, or will it form an official alliance with the Iyi Party?
Before pursuing pre-electora alliances in local elections, all political parties in Turkey need to asses how this will affect their vote share.
The CHP’s recent Party Assembly – where Muharrem Ince was not invited – only emphasized the conflict between Kilicdaroglu and his critics.
Although reforms and changes began after the June 24 elections, Turkey’s transition period to a presidential system will need more time to be completed.
During the AK Party’s Sixth Ordinary Congress, President Erdogan made it clear that Turkey will not draw back from defending itself on all platforms.
The current crisis between Turkey and the U.S. is leading Ankara to seek for alternatives and to readjust its geopolitical portfolio.
The current state of opposition leaders who vowed to lead Turkey only a couple of months ago leaves one thinking whether they have completely lost their senses.
The AK Party – due to intending to include all sects of society in politics – has become Turkey’s largest catch-all party.
The split between those that support Muharrem Ince and those that support Kemal Kilicdaroglu continues to damage the future of Turkey’s main opposition party, CHP.