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Turkey s Kurds Choose the AK Party over HDP Separatism
Turkey’s Kurds Choose the AK Party over HDP Separatism

The AK Party increased its votes in the eastern region, which shows that stiff counterterrorism measures against the PKK...

Monday, April 1, 2019

Vertical Mobilization of Turkey s Conservatives
Vertical Mobilization of Turkey’s Conservatives

The February 28 coup was not just about re-shaping the political spectrum by forcing political parties with military...

Monday, March 4, 2019

Neither Sincere Nor Concrete Is Turkey's Opposition Getting Ready for
Neither Sincere Nor Concrete: Is Turkey's Opposition Getting Ready for Another Defeat?

While the People’s Alliance refers itself to a set of compatible ambitions and narratives, the Nation Alliance is based on...

Friday, March 8, 2019

What If It Works The CHP's Local Election Strategy
What If It Works? The CHP's Local Election Strategy

Kilicdaroglu's excuse for a possible defeat is already at hand. He will argue that the CHP failed due to the group...

Monday, March 4, 2019

An Alternative View of the 28 February Coup
An Alternative View of the 28 February Coup

What was the February 28 coup? It was a special moment in Turkish politics. It was a moment of the political. The...

Friday, March 1, 2019

22 Years On Turkey's Post-Modern Coup
22 Years On: Turkey's Post-Modern Coup

On the 22nd anniversary of the February 28 coup, Turkey is at an important stage on the road of democratization. The most...

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Is there a Split Within the AK Party
Is there a Split Within the AK Party?

Some political circles imply that former AK Party ministers are about to establish a new political party as an alternative...

Monday, February 25, 2019

Is the Turkish Opposition Really an Alternative
Is the Turkish Opposition Really an Alternative?

Despite the rising public displeasure with the existing ruling power, the opposition seems to fail to offer itself as an...

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

The AK Party s Plan to Use Social Media for
The AK Party’s Plan to Use Social Media for its Digital Election Campaign

For the March 31 elections, around 1.5 million first-time voters will go to polls. The figures indicate that young...

Friday, January 11, 2019

AK Party's Istanbul candidate to be revealed on Saturday
AK Party's Istanbul candidate to be revealed on Saturday

The AK Party is expected to reveal its candidate for Istanbul on Saturday.

Friday, December 28, 2018

Negotiations for local elections are changing each week
Negotiations for local elections are changing each week

After the party assembly meeting for determining candidates for local elections yesterday, Seyit Torun – deputy head of...

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

People s Alliance A Game Changer in Turkish Politics
People’s Alliance: A Game Changer in Turkish Politics?

The leader of MHP, Devlet Bahceli, stated that the MHP would not nominate its own candidates in Istanbul, Ankara, and...

Monday, November 26, 2018

Revealing the AK Party s Candidate Selection Strategy
Revealing the AK Party’s Candidate Selection Strategy

As the upcoming local elections are a crucial turning point for the AK Party and the consolidation of the new political...

Monday, December 3, 2018

Candidates for Turkey's Local Elections to be Announced Soon
Candidates for Turkey's Local Elections to be Announced Soon

Change is expected in the AK Party candidate profiles that more than half the candidates will probably be new names. For...

Friday, November 23, 2018

Evaluating Turkey's Upcoming Elections Future Scenarios
Evaluating Turkey's Upcoming Elections: Future Scenarios

While parties have accelerated their preparations for the upcoming local elections in Turkey, their candidates and...

Monday, November 12, 2018

The Future of the People s Alliance
The Future of the People’s Alliance

If the AK Party and the MHP are able to balance between “being rivals” in the local elections and “being partners” in the...

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Celebrating the Republic with concrete action
Celebrating the Republic with concrete action

On Monday, the Turkish people marked the 95th anniversary of their republic as Istanbul's new international airport opened...

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

What does Turkey s Map of Political Alliances Look Like
What does Turkey’s Map of Political Alliances Look Like for the Upcoming Local Elections?

What makes the upcoming local elections more important than a simple vote to determine local administrators is the fact...

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

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” of government decisions...

Saturday, October 27, 2018

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 that unless the conditions...

Saturday, October 27, 2018

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