Muharrem Ince

Meanderings on the Road to Presidency Ince's Calculations and Miscalculations
Meanderings on the Road to Presidency: Ince's Calculations and Miscalculations

The CHP should try to clarify what the party’s main purpose is in the short and long-term and whether there is any...

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Continuing Alliances in Turkey s 2019 Local Elections
Continuing Alliances in Turkey’s 2019 Local Elections

The local elections to be held in Turkey in 2019 will take place in a rather general elections atmosphere, as has been the...

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Why does Turkey's main opposition party keep failing
Why does Turkey's main opposition party keep failing?

The latest meeting of the CHP drove a bigger wedge between the CHP leadership and the party’s supporters. If the party...

Monday, September 3, 2018

Does the Turkish opposition have any sense
Does the Turkish opposition have any sense?

Sad, isn’t it? The CHP and its leader Kilicdaroglu, who faced nine election defeats, did everything to hinder Ince’s...

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Party Factions and Power Blocks within the CHP
Party Factions and Power Blocks within the CHP

If the internal political rivalry within CHP continues, the party will have to pay a heavy price of losing more and more...

Monday, August 6, 2018

Social Democracy is a Distant Island Should CHP Dissolve Itself
Social Democracy is a Distant Island: Should CHP Dissolve Itself?

As one pro-CHP surveyor once stated; “even if Ismet Inonu or Bulent Ecevit were to lead the party today, its votes would...

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

They Would Have Crucified Me
“They Would Have Crucified Me”

The trauma experienced by the CHP electorate since the election day is surely in the realm of psychiatry. However, an odd...

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Muharrem Ince vs Kemal Kilicdaroglu Who ll Win This Time
Muharrem Ince vs. Kemal Kilicdaroglu: Who’ll Win This Time?

Despite all the similarities, there is a significant difference between the latest mobilization of the opposition movement...

Monday, July 2, 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

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 block Erdogan from winning...

Wednesday, June 27, 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

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 democracy compared to other...

Monday, June 25, 2018

Towards the Final Phase of Turkey s 24 June Elections
Towards the Final Phase of Turkey’s 24 June Elections

It’s striking that Ince makes use of populism by not explaining several promises in depth. For instance, Ince declares...

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

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 voters, who are somewhat...

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Ince s Dilemma in his Appeal to the Kurdish Constituency
Ince’s Dilemma in his Appeal to the Kurdish Constituency

As Ince continues his appeal to HDP voters, Aksener’s constituency and the secular nationalist CHP constituency will also...

Saturday, May 12, 2018

The CHP s Confusion Regarding the Presidential Election
The CHP’s Confusion Regarding the Presidential Election

While all major Turkish political parties nominated their de jure or de facto party leader as their presidential...

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

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