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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...

What Awaits Turkey's Presidential System

What Awaits Turkey's Presidential System

The ability of opposition parties to form an alliance and to gather together is related to the...

The Rise of Hate Speech against Syrian Refugees in Turkey

The Rise of Hate Speech against Syrian Refugees in Turkey

Some right-wing extremist politicians in Turkey blame refugees for the ongoing economic problems...

Has Conservative Politics Come to an End in Turkey

Has Conservative Politics Come to an End in Turkey?

The successive election victories of the AK Party led by Erdogan for the past 17 years obliged...

Why did Voting Behavior Change in Istanbul

Why did Voting Behavior Change in Istanbul?

Why did a significant number of the Istanbul electorate change their voting preference in just 84...

Bloc Politics Determined the Results of the Istanbul Elections

Bloc Politics Determined the Results of the Istanbul Elections

Turkey’s dynamic political and its own path of democratic experience, which definitely must not...

Why did Ekrem Imamoglu win the Istanbul Elections

Why did Ekrem Imamoglu win the Istanbul Elections?

The consolidation of all parties against the AK Party is the main reason behind the success of...

Western Media on the Istanbul Mayoral Election Obstruction through Editoralizing

Western Media on the Istanbul Mayoral Election: Obstruction through Editoralizing Content?

The Western media have portrayed Ekrem Imamoglu as an ideal candidate for Turkish politics and...

Ekrem Imamoglu Is Not the Political Rockstar Turkey's Opposition Is

Ekrem Imamoglu Is Not the Political Rockstar Turkey's Opposition Is Expecting

The real cause of excitement in both Turkey and the West over the CHP's Istanbul mayoral...

Who Is the Real Winner of the Live Debate between

Who Is the Real Winner of the Live Debate between Imamoglu and Yıldırım?

Yildirim’s performance on the live debate may create an effect on the previous AK Party voters...

Istanbul Mayoral Election Will Everything Be So Fine for Ekrem

Istanbul Mayoral Election: Will Everything Be So Fine for Ekrem Imamoglu?

For three months up until the March 31 election, “everything was fine” for Imamoglu, but with...

The Live Debate Between Binali Yildirim and Ekrem Imamoglu May

The Live Debate Between Binali Yildirim and Ekrem Imamoglu May Shape the Election Results

The live debate between Binali Yildirim and Ekrem Imamoglu may be the main determinant of the...

A Look into Turkey s Agricultural Policies

A Look into Turkey’s Agricultural Policies

Rather than top-down policies, Turkey's agriculture policies should target better rather than the...