Turkey

Growing Divisions within the CHP Breaking to the Surface

Growing Divisions within the CHP Breaking to the Surface

It is certain that this latest incident is related to the ongoing conflict between two splinter...

Can Tense Relations between Turkey and the US be Improved

Can Tense Relations between Turkey and the US be Improved?

Even if the two leaders are eager to solve the existing problems between two countries, there is...

After 17 Years of Rule How Can the AK Party

After 17 Years of Rule, How Can the AK Party Maintain Public Support?

After their surprise victory in 2002, the AK Party have maintained power for 17 years building a...

The Only Way Out for Russia Is to Let Turkey

The Only Way Out for Russia Is to Let Turkey Weaken the YPG

Vladimir Putin may have made promises he is incapable of keeping. The only way out for Russia...

The Changing Dimensions of Turkey's Counterterrorism Policy

The Changing Dimensions of Turkey's Counterterrorism Policy

Turkey has a long-standing experience of fighting an uphill battle against a variety of terror...

Defense Trade and Foreign Policy An Interview with CAST Director

Defense, Trade and Foreign Policy: An Interview with CAST Director Ruslan Pukhov

Turkey became a very influential actor in the Middle East and Eurasia. But this Turkey was not...

Why Did the CHP Change Its Position Over Syria Again

Why Did the CHP Change Its Position Over Syria Again?

The CHP’s flip-flopping position on the Syria issue shows a clash of opinions between two...

Operation Peace Spring was an Obligation to Turkey's Sovereignty

Operation Peace Spring was an Obligation to Turkey's Sovereignty

Calling it an invasion falls short of explaining the conditions that brought Turkey to this...

Sanctions Will Not Deter Turkey but Only Weaken the NATO

Sanctions Will Not Deter Turkey but Only Weaken the NATO Alliance

The US has not understood its longtime ally at all. Turkey wants to prevent the establishment of...

How Will Turkey s Military Operation Affect Domestic Politics

How Will Turkey’s Military Operation Affect Domestic Politics?

There are two different approaches among political parties to Turkey's upcoming military...

Will Turkey and the US overcome their Disagreements over Syria

Will Turkey and the US overcome their Disagreements over Syria?

If the U.S. withdraws from Syria under a deal to let the Turks in, it could significantly mend...

Is the Nation Alliance Collapsing

Is the Nation Alliance Collapsing?

The Iyi Party’s Spokesperson Yavuz Agıralioglu announced that if the CHP keeps its relations with...

New Political Parties May Create Uncertainty in Turkish Politics

New Political Parties May Create Uncertainty in Turkish Politics

The AK Party and the MHP maintain their cooperation without any significant problem....

Will Turkey s Kemalist Left Break its Silence against the

Will Turkey’s Kemalist Left Break its Silence against the PKK?

Reasonable left-wing supporters should start questioning the current trajectory of Turkey’s...

Mothers Sit-In Protests in Diyarbakir A Catalyst for Resistance against

Mothers’ Sit-In Protests in Diyarbakir: A Catalyst for Resistance against the PKK?

The mass protest by the families, whose children were abducted and recruited by the PKK, may...

Turkey s Syrian Refugee Question

Turkey’s Syrian Refugee Question

Turkey has recently increased control over immigration as well as the irregular settlement of...

Give me my son or I will burn this place

'Give me my son or I will burn this place down!': A Kurdish Mother’s Fight against the PKK

Now, Kurdish mothers whose children were abducted by the PKK are encouraging each other to take...

Şule Yüksel Şenler A Portrait of Turkey s First Muslim

Şule Yüksel Şenler: A Portrait of Turkey’s First Muslim Women’s Rights Activist

While prominent newspapers were calling the headscarf as “the pain in Turkey’s head”, Şenler was...

Supervision or Censorship Turkey s Regulation on Netflix and Web-Based

Supervision or Censorship? Turkey’s Regulation on Netflix and Web-Based Broadcasting

Online streaming services are not neutral spaces, they inculcate an ideological position or...

Trustee Appointments in Diyarbakır Van and Mardin A Look at

Trustee Appointments in Diyarbakır, Van, and Mardin: A Look at Party Responses

The reflections of Turkey's opposition parties on the appointment of trustees replacing the HDP...

Cüneyt Cebenoyan A Turkish Leftist Who Spoke the Unspeakable

Cüneyt Cebenoyan: A Turkish Leftist Who Spoke the Unspeakable

After Cebenoyan died in a car crash on August 3, 2019, most of the people in this political...

18 Years of the AK Party Key Shifts and Future

18 Years of the AK Party: Key Shifts and Future Challenges

Despite all the possible challenges in the foreign policy for the rest of 2019, the main...