Turkey

Taking Stock of Turkey's Historic Elections

Taking Stock of Turkey's Historic Elections

The June 24 elections were the first general elections that were held in the aftermath of the...

What do the 24 June Election Results Tell Us

What do the 24 June Election Results Tell Us?

It would not be wrong to state that the main objective of the opposition parties, which was to...

The Road Ahead After the June 24 Elections

The Road Ahead After the June 24 Elections

Having handled serious domestic and foreign policy crises over the years, including party closure...

The Victory of Turkish Democracy

The Victory of Turkish Democracy

The turnout in the elections was higher than 85 percent, which proves the health of Turkish...

Ditches Against Peace Terror Against Politics

Ditches Against Peace, Terror Against Politics

During the ditch terror that the PKK inflicted, half of the population in Sırnak’s Cizre and...

Projections for Sunday's Elections in Turkey

Projections for Sunday's Elections in Turkey

Many would bet for a victory for Erdogan but with a divided parliament, which will make politics...

Post-Nation State in the Middle East and the Turkish Model

Post-Nation State in the Middle East and the Turkish Model

The Turkish model, offered by the Justice and Development Party (AK Party) after 2002, presents a...

Demirtas's Armed Heroes in his Speech for Peace

Demirtas's Armed Heroes in his Speech for Peace

Here is my call for Demirtas. Next time you want to make it clear that you should not be in jail...

The June 24 Elections Turkey s Search for Stability

The June 24 Elections: Turkey’s Search for Stability

The liberal international order has been challenged by the rise of China, the resurgence of...

Do Election Surveys Reflect Voter Preferences in Turkey

Do Election Surveys Reflect Voter Preferences in Turkey?

Biases arising from research design should be taken into consideration by Turkish survey...

How Turkey Has Changed its Counter-Terrorism Policy Against the PKK

How Turkey Has Changed its Counter-Terrorism Policy Against the PKK

This is the first comprehensive counter-terror operation against the PKK. This time, the military...

Restructuring Macroeconomic Governance in the Presidential System

Restructuring Macroeconomic Governance in the Presidential System

Turkey is heading for a systemic transformation towards the “Presidential Government System”...

How are Turkey's Political Parties Pursuing their Election Campaigns

How are Turkey's Political Parties Pursuing their Election Campaigns?

According to YSK rules, pre-election restrictions will be implemented by June 14 and parties will...

A Roust May Hit the Opposition

A Roust May Hit the Opposition

A roust may hit the opposition parties, especially after the elections. The main reason for this...

Politicization of Finance Against Turkey

Politicization of Finance Against Turkey

Ahead of the snap election in June 2018, Turkey is under a severe financial attack. It is quite...

What Does HUDA-PAR s Support for the AK Party Mean

What Does HUDA-PAR’s Support for the AK Party Mean?

Huda-Par has signaled to the conservative Kurdish voters that Erdogan is still the closest...

Three Scenarios for the post-June 24 Elections

Three Scenarios for the post-June 24 Elections

On June 24, the people will rather decide whether the country should revert the old oligarchic...

Turkey's Opposition Falling Into the Trap of Populism

Turkey's Opposition Falling Into the Trap of Populism

As a reaction, equilibrium or a kind of reparation with respect to the CHP’s left-nationalist...

Revealing the AK Party s Candidate List and Election Manifesto

Revealing the AK Party’s Candidate List and Election Manifesto

It should be stated that the manifesto is the most comprehensive and eye-catching document...

Foreign Exchange Market in Turkey What is Happening What Should

Foreign Exchange Market in Turkey: What is Happening? What Should be Done?

Although there is no serious deterioration in economic indicators, it is obvious that there is an...

The HDP between Ethnic and Socialist Appeals

The HDP between Ethnic and Socialist Appeals

The upcoming elections, will show whether the HDP and PKK will be able to appeal to the Turkish...

Rationality and the AK Party

Rationality and the AK Party

The AK Party proposes the politics of native-national, which is a project of political unity...

Turkey's Snap Elections Why During the State of Emergency

Turkey's Snap Elections: Why During the State of Emergency?

In the Ottoman Code of Civil Law, there is a nice rule: “Bad examples do not serve as models.” I...

How Turkey's Political Parties select their MP Candidates

How Turkey's Political Parties select their MP Candidates

While some parties followed a more transparent method and informed the public at every stage of...