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What to Make of the June 24 Elections in Eastern
What to Make of the June 24 Elections in Eastern Turkey

In the eastern cities of Turkey, where the ethnic Kurdish population is in significant numbers, the competition took place...

Saturday, June 30, 2018

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 failed military coup attempt...

Thursday, June 28, 2018

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 Silopi districts,...

Saturday, June 23, 2018

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 quite hot for the...

Saturday, June 23, 2018

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 for alleged linkages to...

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

The Turkish Diaspora and the 24 June Elections
The Turkish Diaspora and the 24 June Elections

Loads of rented meeting and conference rooms are getting cancelled in order to prevent programs in favor of, for instance,...

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

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 candidate to them. How this...

Saturday, June 2, 2018

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 socialists without...

Saturday, May 26, 2018

No Unified Front for Turkey s Ethnic Kurdish Parties
No Unified Front for Turkey’s Ethnic Kurdish Parties

The goals of small Kurdish parties in creating a Kurdistan free from the Turkish state’s jurisdiction is neither realistic...

Saturday, May 19, 2018

A Superficial Alliance Between the Opposition Parties
A Superficial Alliance Between the Opposition Parties?

After the announcement of the alliance, supporters of the Felicity Party criticized the cooperation of their party with...

Monday, May 7, 2018

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 HDP shows that President...

Saturday, April 28, 2018

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 on their strategy for the...

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Turkish opposition ex-official gets 10 years in jail
Turkish opposition ex-official gets 10 years in jail

A court in capital Ankara on Friday sentenced Aysel Tugluk, a former senior official of the opposition Peoples' Democratic...

Friday, March 16, 2018

From CHP to HDP a Hidden Tunnel in Turkish Politics
From CHP to HDP: a Hidden Tunnel in Turkish Politics

On the way to 2019, despite the discomfort that it creates among its voter base, Kilicdaroglu’s CHP will reintroduce old...

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Turkish prosecutor requests deputy's immunity be lifted
Turkish prosecutor requests deputy's immunity be lifted

Opposition lawmaker from Peoples’ Democratic Party accused of terrorist propaganda

Thursday, August 24, 2017

FETO and its Role in Stoking the Kurdish Issue
FETO and its Role in Stoking the Kurdish Issue

How the PKK dug trenches in many cities, especially in Diyarbakır, in order to start a war despite the people's objections...

Monday, August 21, 2017

Parties Politicians and Dispositions towards the July 15 Coup Attempt
Parties, Politicians and Dispositions towards the July 15 Coup Attempt

While the July 15 coup attempt and the immediate aftermath produced a unified synergy in favor of democracy, in the year...

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Can Tension Over Lifestyle Debates in Turkey Explain Terrorism
Can Tension Over Lifestyle Debates in Turkey Explain Terrorism?

Seculars and conservatives experience and discover one another. Both are being diversified, intertwined and transformed....

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Why Turkey Does Not Have a Real Opposition Party
Why Turkey Does Not Have a Real Opposition Party

The post-2002 period figures as the acceleration of Turkey’s evolution into a total state. This fundamental transformation...

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Democratization of the Republic through Presidentialism
Democratization of the Republic through Presidentialism

The current constitutional reform in Turkey puts a premium on democratic politics in the face of extra-political forces...

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

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