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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...

Mayors vs Municipal Councils Can Turkey's Local Governments Reach a

Mayors vs Municipal Councils: Can Turkey's Local Governments Reach a Consensus?

How will the relationship between mayors and councilors be positioned in Turkey local...

Turkey s New Broadcasting Regulations on Digital Media Platforms

Turkey’s New Broadcasting Regulations on Digital Media Platforms

The skyrocketing increase in the number of people preferring Netflix, Blu TV or Puhu TV kind of...

How to Discuss Turkey s Presidential System

How to Discuss Turkey’s Presidential System

In order to establish the presidential system fully, Turkey needs time and constructive...

The Issues at Stake in Social Integration of Syrian Refugees

The Issues at Stake in Social Integration of Syrian Refugees in Turkey

Latest news show that some vulnerabilities regarding Syrian refugees in Turkey still persist and...

Turkey's Presidential System Is the CHP For or Against It

Turkey's Presidential System: Is the CHP For or Against It?

Since the CHP realized the advantages that the new system brings for the main opposition party,...

Neo-Racism in the Age of Extremes

Neo-Racism in the Age of Extremes

"New racism” is a form of culturalism that can be defined as a “racism without race,” in which...

Turkey s Civil-Military Relations after the Coup Attempt

Turkey’s Civil-Military Relations after the Coup Attempt

Despite the civilian government’s determined will and several structural measures, a potential...

The Tiananmens Ignored by the Western Media

The Tiananmens Ignored by the Western Media

The night of July 15 in Turkey illustrated that the strong relationship between the media and...

Remembering the July 15 Coup Attempt After Three Years

Remembering the July 15 Coup Attempt After Three Years

Turkey has faced three problems since the July 15 coup attempt. The first was the cleansing of...

Is the Liberal Perspective Ahead of Turkish Politics

Is the Liberal Perspective Ahead of Turkish Politics?

What Turkey seeks in the first place is “normalization.” Only after the normalization process is...