Turkey

Will Ekrem Imamoglu Follow CHP Politics or Erdogan s Footsteps

Will Ekrem Imamoglu Follow CHP Politics or Erdogan’s Footsteps?

Will İmamoğlu, a high-profile CHP politician now, perform Friday prayer with congregation on...

Are Electoral Alliances a Determinant of the March 31 Elections

Are Electoral Alliances a Determinant of the March 31 Elections?

Turkey's local election results show that the electoral volatility among alliances was very low....

Turkey s Communist Mayor

Turkey’s Communist Mayor

“If the girls of Dersim had not been given out for adoption, they would have remained in Medieval...

Turkey's CHP is Reminiscent of the Far-Right in Europe

Turkey's CHP is Reminiscent of the Far-Right in Europe

Despite several confusing trends, it is a weird fact that Turkey’s main center-left political...

Populism on the Rise in Turkey

Populism on the Rise in Turkey

If the revival of the CHP in local governance brings back old habits, it will not be a surprise...

The Increasingly Biased Journalism Against Turkey

The Increasingly Biased Journalism Against Turkey

Western journalism in general is at the grasp of incredibly subjective and biased journalism to...

What's Happening in Istanbul

What's Happening in Istanbul?

It is obvious that the current discussions on the results in Istanbul will continue to remain...

Öcalan s Birthday and the PKK s Day of the

Öcalan’s Birthday and the PKK’s Day of the Dead

“Today, Kurdish women and youth are sacrificing their lives for Apo because of his contributions...

The Age of Erdogan has Brought Stability and Political Flexibility

The Age of Erdogan has Brought Stability and Political Flexibility to Turkey

From 2003 up until the present day, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has towered over Turkish politics and...

Turkish Foreign and Security Policy at the Crossroad

Turkish Foreign and Security Policy at the Crossroad

What Turkey needs to do in the post-local election period is to redraw its foreign policy...

How to Understand the Dynamics Behind Turkey's Election Results

How to Understand the Dynamics Behind Turkey's Election Results

In the upcoming days and perhaps weeks there are going to be discussions on why certain goals...

The Aftermath of Turkey s Local Elections Who Lost Who

The Aftermath of Turkey’s Local Elections: Who Lost, Who Won?

Since there is a minor difference between the votes of AK Party and CHP candidates in Istanbul,...

Turkey s Kurds Choose the AK Party over HDP Separatism

Turkey’s Kurds Choose the AK Party over HDP Separatism

The AK Party increased its votes in the eastern region, which shows that stiff counterterrorism...

The Safety and Reliability of Elections in Turkey

The Safety and Reliability of Elections in Turkey

Gerrymandering allegations, which were rarely seen in the past, have apparently turned into a...

Post-Election Turkey Possible Scenarios

Post-Election Turkey: Possible Scenarios

Since there is less than 24 hours left to Turkey's local elections, it is crucial to discuss...

Turkey s Secularists and Separatists Hand in Hand to the

Turkey’s Secularists and Separatists Hand in Hand to the Ballots

What did the CHP and Iyi Party promise the HDP in order to receive support? No representative...

Turkey s Domestic Car Amid Major Changes in the Global

Turkey’s Domestic Car Amid Major Changes in the Global Automotive Industry

Turkey will have its own domestic car in 2021. With low labor costs, skilled labor force, and...

Why are Local Elections Perceived as a Matter of National

Why are Local Elections Perceived as a Matter of National Survival in Turkey?

Overall, the AK Party and the MHP see the upcoming elections as a matter of national survival...

Turkey's Regulation Markets What are the Reactions A Street Story

Turkey's Regulation Markets: What are the Reactions? A Street Story

Although there has been heated debates on these markets in the media from an...

Neither Sincere Nor Concrete Is Turkey's Opposition Getting Ready for

Neither Sincere Nor Concrete: Is Turkey's Opposition Getting Ready for Another Defeat?

While the People’s Alliance refers itself to a set of compatible ambitions and narratives, the...

Why Do Election Polls Fail

Why Do Election Polls Fail?

Especially after the June 24 elections, owners of some survey companies admitted that they made...

Vertical Mobilization of Turkey s Conservatives

Vertical Mobilization of Turkey’s Conservatives

The February 28 coup was not just about re-shaping the political spectrum by forcing political...

What If It Works The CHP's Local Election Strategy

What If It Works? The CHP's Local Election Strategy

Kilicdaroglu's excuse for a possible defeat is already at hand. He will argue that the CHP failed...

An Alternative View of the 28 February Coup

An Alternative View of the 28 February Coup

What was the February 28 coup? It was a special moment in Turkish politics. It was a moment of...