Turkey

Who Will Turkey s Kurds Vote For

Who Will Turkey’s Kurds Vote For?

The electoral behavior of Turkey’s Kurds with regard to the AK Party and Erdogan vis a vis the...

The Weakness of the Turkish Opposition

The Weakness of the Turkish Opposition

There are three interrelated weaknesses of the Turkish opposition: the lack of ideological...

Why Will Anti-Erdoganism Bring Defeat to the Opposition

Why Will Anti-Erdoganism Bring Defeat to the Opposition?

Anti-Erdoganism is far from responding to societal demands and this makes it a poor idea in...

First Elections for Turkey s New System of Governance

First Elections for Turkey’s New System of Governance

To get a clear notion of what’s happening in Turkey, the following main points can be taken into...

What does the Snap Election Mean for the Turkish Economy

What does the Snap Election Mean for the Turkish Economy?

The fact that there are only two months before the elections means that the government cannot...

What are Strategies of the Political Opposition in Snap Elections

What are Strategies of the Political Opposition in Snap Elections?

Overall, it should be emphasized that the political opposition in Turkey still suffer to decide...

Who is Afraid of Early Elections

Who is Afraid of Early Elections?

The CHP chairman Kilicdaroglu does not seem to know yet if he will run himself as a candidate or...

Is Erdogan the Condorcet Winner in Turkey

Is Erdogan the Condorcet Winner in Turkey?

Erdogan knows that he will win in any pairwise election and that is the reason why he presents...

Why Does the Opposition in Turkey Fail to Win Elections

Why Does the Opposition in Turkey Fail to Win Elections?

The options before the opposition comes to be either to transform the secular-nationalist...

What Does the Snap Election Mean for Turkish Foreign Policy

What Does the Snap Election Mean for Turkish Foreign Policy?

The strategic reasons behind the early election decision are multidimensional and it may...

The Possible Outcomes of the Iyi Party-Felicity Party Alliance

The Possible Outcomes of the Iyi Party-Felicity Party Alliance

Since there is a mismatch between the ideologies of the Iyi Party-Felicity Party-Democrat Party...

Why Does the Opposition in Turkey Polarize Society

Why Does the Opposition in Turkey Polarize Society?

Usually accompanied by the use of virulent and exclusionary language towards the rest,...

Turkey s Energetic Moves to Diversify its Energy Resources

Turkey’s Energetic Moves to Diversify its Energy Resources

After pointless discussions, albeit a little late, Turkey stepped into the global nuclear league...

Re-Radicalization of the Gulenist Terror Cult

Re-Radicalization of the Gulenist Terror Cult

Even though most members of this terrorist organization were passivized, the ongoing debates show...

Does the Politics of Native-National Signify the AK Party s

Does the Politics of Native-National Signify the AK Party’s Decline?

The AK Party’s political paradigm is shaped by an amalgam of liberal, conservative and...

What are the Prospects of the Turkish Economy

What are the Prospects of the Turkish Economy?

A developing country such as Turkey needs not an over-valued currency but certainly an...

Understanding the New Turkey Towards Post-Kemalist Politics

Understanding the New Turkey: Towards Post-Kemalist Politics

Following the momentum of economic and political liberalization in Turkey, and as the realm of...

What is Turkey s Shale Gas Potential

What is Turkey’s Shale Gas Potential?

The existing shale gas potential of Turkey, though not abundant, can still decrease the country's...

Is the Turkish Economy Overheating

Is the Turkish Economy Overheating?

Reducing the current account deficit and inflation, and making high economic growth sustainable...

CHP s Possible Strategies for the 2019 Election

CHP’s Possible Strategies for the 2019 Election

From the 1970s onwards, Erbakan established four different political parties – all which were...

The Identity Crisis of the Iyi Party

The Identity Crisis of the Iyi Party

Reducing the Iyi party's ideological baggage to such an extent that can lead to the creation of...

Does Turkey s AK Party reduce Democracy to Elections alone

Does Turkey’s AK Party reduce Democracy to Elections alone?

While the AK Party cannot be blamed for reducing democracy to elections alone, it is accepted...