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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

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

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

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

Is the Old Turkey Coming Back
Is the Old Turkey Coming Back?

The old Turkey was a period when the nation was reduced to only one ethnicity as prescribed in the Student Oath,...

Monday, November 5, 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

The alleged 'ideological split' in the People's Alliance
The alleged 'ideological split' in the People's Alliance

It became clear on Tuesday that the Justice and Development Party (AK Party) and the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP)...

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Whither the People's Alliance
Whither the People's Alliance?

The AK Party and the MHP finding themselves at odds over certain issues is only normal and does not mean that their...

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

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 local elections strategies?...

Monday, October 15, 2018

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 elections. Last week, chairman of...

Monday, September 10, 2018

A Uni-Multipolar Moment in Turkish Politics
A Uni-Multipolar Moment in Turkish Politics

The Turkish political system is not unipolar, in which a single party acts unilaterally, but has a dominant power whose...

Friday, July 6, 2018

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 cases and a failed coup...

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Turkey s presidential and parliamentary elections many winners few losers
Turkey’s presidential and parliamentary elections: many winners, few losers

Turkey's elections produced many winners, democracy was one. But also a wide spectrum of ideas representing all of Turkey...

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

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 have to re-organize...

Monday, June 11, 2018

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 regime in which the...

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Release of candidate lists marks start of Turkey's election campaign
Release of candidate lists marks start of Turkey's election campaign

With 32 days to go, both presidential and parliamentary candidates have become public. It is still a big question,...

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

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