Nationalism

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

Is Germany Heading into a Trap of Nationalism
Is Germany Heading into a Trap of Nationalism?

The CSU increasingly preferred nationalist like discourses by resembling Austria’s Chancellor Kurz or even Hungary’s Prime...

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Is Nationalism on the Rise in Turkey
Is Nationalism on the Rise in Turkey?

Parties that adopted traditional nationalist discourse lost the elections. One of the biggest losers of the elections was...

Friday, July 6, 2018

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 further conflict zones...

Monday, March 26, 2018

Brave new world of micro-nationalism
Brave new world of micro-nationalism

The West does not seem to be bothered much about the rising tide of micro-nationalism in the Middle East, which is...

Saturday, November 4, 2017

Two Major Challenges facing the AK Party
Two Major Challenges facing the AK Party

In a recent interview with the German magazine Focus, CHP Chairman Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu nearly told the German public that...

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

1982 Constitution and the Politics in the Grip of Bureaucratic
1982 Constitution and the Politics in the Grip of Bureaucratic Tutelage

These being the basic functions of a constitution, the Turkish Constitution of 1982 brought forth, since it came into...

Monday, March 7, 2016

On Nationalism Ethnicity and Ethnicity Regimes
On Nationalism, Ethnicity and Ethnicity Regimes

What is ethnicity? And what is a nation? How do states' ethnicity policies are constructed? Why and how do they change?

Friday, March 25, 2016

Most Read
1
What's Really Behind Turkey’s Student Oath Debate?
It seems that in cases when a decision made by the Erdogan...
October 24, 2018

2
Whither the People's Alliance?
The AK Party and the MHP finding themselves at odds over certain...
October 24, 2018

3
Who is al-Madani, Khashoggi’s body double?
The man who was dressed as Jamal Khashoggi is alleged to be a...
October 24, 2018

4
Implications of the Khashoggi case for Middle Eastern politics
The Khashoggi case will have negative effects on the projections...
October 24, 2018

5
EU’s arms trade with Saudi Arabia comes under scrutiny
Demands from EU countries to suspend arms deals with Saudi Arabia...
October 25, 2018

6
Prince's men in Khashoggi murder
As the veil of mystery surrounding the murder of Saudi journalist...
October 25, 2018

7
Turkey's 2023 education vision
On 23 October Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke at the...
October 25, 2018

8
Geopolitics of the Khashoggi Murder
If Trump decides to retreat MbS because of his brutality, which is...
October 25, 2018

9
Politics in the Middle East after the Khashoggi Murder
“The murder of Jamal Khashoggi is an extraordinary situation as it...
October 25, 2018

10
Turkish Politics After the Student Oath Debate
In the “Old Turkey,” to use the term coined by the AK Party, courts...
October 27, 2018