Turkey

The Crisis in the AK Party-MHP Alliance

The Crisis in the AK Party-MHP Alliance

It is too early to talk about the future of the People’s Alliance. However, it is fair to state...

Turkish Politics After the Student Oath Debate

Turkish Politics After the Student Oath Debate

In the “Old Turkey,” to use the term coined by the AK Party, courts often examined the “aptness”...

What's Really Behind Turkey s Student Oath Debate

What's Really Behind Turkey’s Student Oath Debate?

It seems that in cases when a decision made by the Erdogan administration is ruled out by a...

Turkey s Student Oath Becomes a Controversial Issue

Turkey’s Student Oath Becomes a Controversial Issue

The Student Oath decision of the Council of State was perceived as taking a step back from...

In Memory of Ara Güler Turkey s Visual Historian

In Memory of Ara Güler: Turkey’s Visual Historian

Ara Güler, who sadly passed away at the age of 90 this week, was Turkey’s most notable...

Turkey Should Spend Wisely

Turkey Should “Spend” Wisely

One should underscore not more saving or less consumption, but increasing the productivity level...

Turkey's Political Parties Set their Local Election Strategies

Turkey's Political Parties Set their Local Election Strategies

What do the political parties in Turkey plan for the local elections 2019? What will be their...

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...