The TRT World Forum held in Istanbul last week has been successful in capturing the structural reasons of conflict, and proposing solutions for it.
But will all this activism and enthusiasm at different levels – a veritable craze for UNESCO – be enough to change the negative perception of Turkey in Europe and in the U.S.?
How has neoliberalism affected urban politics and how will this affect the local elections in Turkey?
During his speech at the United Nations General Assembly, President Erdogan called for the systematic reform of the international order.
If Turkey’s New Economic Program is implemented properly, it will not be a surprise for Turkey to regain macroeconomic stability and to grow again at a level close to its long-run potential.
President Erdogan’s “Erdogan-type politics” during his era as Mayor of Istanbul still carries importance for current candidates seeking selection in metropolitan cities.
“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.