Turkey

Turkey s Quest for Peace in a World of Conflict

Turkey’s Quest for Peace in a World of Conflict

Since the host country of the Forum was Turkey, the speakers paid special attention to Turkey’s...

Will Turkey's Activism for Culture change its Negative Image in

Will Turkey's Activism for Culture change its Negative Image in Europe?

But will all this activism and enthusiasm at different levels – a veritable craze for UNESCO – be...

Candidate or Political Party Who will the Turkish Public Choose

Candidate or Political Party? Who will the Turkish Public Choose in Local Elections?

It is important to understand the transformation of the “urban” in the last decade in order to...

Turkey Seeks a New Status in International Politics

Turkey Seeks a New Status in International Politics

The question of whether Turkey will live up to its claim of being a great power in coming years...

The Codes of Turkey's New Economic Program

The Codes of Turkey's New Economic Program

If the NEP is implemented properly, it will not be a surprise for Turkey to regain macroeconomic...

What do People Expect From a Mayor

What do People Expect From a Mayor?

Nowadays, the questions of “what is the true character of a successful mayor” and “what do people...

How Do We Remember Adnan Menderes in Contemporary Turkish Politics

How Do We Remember Adnan Menderes in Contemporary Turkish Politics?

Most people still are in the opinion that Turkey owes much to Adnan Menderes due to his struggle...

Can CHP and HDP Form an Alliance in Turkey's 2019

Can CHP and HDP Form an Alliance in Turkey's 2019 Local Elections?

Even though the CHP’s strategy in local elections is not clear yet, taking into consideration...

Are Pre-Electoral Alliances during Turkey's Local Elections Possible

Are Pre-Electoral Alliances during Turkey's Local Elections Possible?

Nowadays, Turkey has been discussing the possibility of pre-electoral alliances in local...

Why does Turkey's main opposition party keep failing

Why does Turkey's main opposition party keep failing?

The latest meeting of the CHP drove a bigger wedge between the CHP leadership and the party’s...

What has Turkey experienced under the presidential system so far

What has Turkey experienced under the presidential system so far?

The last two months after the election were important in terms of the implementation of the...

What changed in the AK Party after the Sixth Ordinary

What changed in the AK Party after the Sixth Ordinary Congress

President Erdogan's statement that “We will not surrender to those who act like a strategic...

Turkey s quest for a new geopolitical portfolio

Turkey’s quest for a new geopolitical portfolio

The crisis in relations between Turkey and the U.S. is pushing Turkey to rethink its current...

Does the Turkish opposition have any sense

Does the Turkish opposition have any sense?

Sad, isn’t it? The CHP and its leader Kilicdaroglu, who faced nine election defeats, did...

How AK Party transformed Turkey

How AK Party transformed Turkey

Instead of making politics for demands of certain sections in society, the AK Party, interested...

Party Factions and Power Blocks within the CHP

Party Factions and Power Blocks within the CHP

If the internal political rivalry within CHP continues, the party will have to pay a heavy price...

Social Democracy is a Distant Island Should CHP Dissolve Itself

Social Democracy is a Distant Island: Should CHP Dissolve Itself?

As one pro-CHP surveyor once stated; “even if Ismet Inonu or Bulent Ecevit were to lead the party...

How Turkey s Bureaucracy Accords to the Presidential System

How Turkey’s Bureaucracy Accords to the Presidential System

All the main characteristics of bureaucratic transformation will take some time to be active....

HDP s Choice Political Struggle or Armed Campaign

HDP’s Choice: Political Struggle or Armed Campaign?

The HDP should not overestimate the Turkish state’s choice to leave the “political path” open. As...

President Erdogan Revolutionizes Civil-Military Relations

President Erdogan Revolutionizes Civil-Military Relations

There is a need for a comprehensive strategic roadmap for Turkey’s civil-military relations and...

Will HDP Choose Democratic Politics and Stand Against the PKK

Will HDP Choose Democratic Politics and Stand Against the PKK?

With its 67 deputies, the HDP has another chance to choose democratic means over violence and...

Has Turkey Closed the Door for Military Coups Forever

Has Turkey Closed the Door for Military Coups Forever?

It should be stressed that the presidential leadership was a crucial factor in the failure of the...

The Legacy of the July 15 Coup Attempt for Turkish

The Legacy of the July 15 Coup Attempt for Turkish Democracy

We will certainly continue to debate the reverberations of the July 15 coup attempt and its...

What July 15 Means for Turkish Society

What July 15 Means for Turkish Society

There have been some studies analyzing the psychological aspects of the coup attempt and its...