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Art Artists and Politics No Limits for Transgression
Art, Artists and Politics: No Limits for Transgression?

It is impossible to think of artists as beings without political thoughts but when they cross the thin line between being...

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

What the Referendum s Yes means for Europe s No
What the Referendum’s “Yes” means for Europe’s “No”

The Turkish issue has taken up so much space in European politics and the public agenda, combined with the fact that so...

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Europeans Shouldn't be Disturbed by Erdoğan's Charge of Fascism
Europeans Shouldn't be Disturbed by Erdoğan's Charge of Fascism

On Wednesday, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte reaped the rewards of his scandalous treatment of Turkish officials. Having...

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Shockwaves of the Syrian Conflict in Europe The Price of
Shockwaves of the Syrian Conflict in Europe: The Price of Standing Aside

The EU politics towards the Syrian crisis has not been a sustainable one as they continuously attempt turning a deaf ear...

Monday, March 27, 2017

The Collapse of the HDP s Politics
The Collapse of the HDP’s Politics

Perhaps many of the Kurds have not yet spoken aloud, but the clear majority has deeply buried the PKK in the very trenches...

Monday, January 9, 2017

The real danger is economic instability

In Turkey's case, the decade-long virtuous circle of political stability, macroeconomic prudence, rapid growth and...

Monday, August 24, 2015

Terrorist attack in Suruç a turning point

The Turkish government sees ISIS, the Assad regime and other extremist groups spreading terror in Syria and the rest of...

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Foreign policy, combating Gülenists tops second round of AK Party-CHP coalition talks

In the 18-page file the priority of the negotiations is combating the "parallel structure" – referring to the Gülen...

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Iran deal and Turkey: time for a soft-power reset

As sanctions are lifted, both Turkey and Iran get a chance to radically expand positive aspects of their relationship....

Monday, July 20, 2015

PM Davutoglu orders AK Party to ‘be prepared’ for election

Media reports claim that Turkey’s Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu ordered governing AK Party organization to “be prepared”...

Monday, July 20, 2015

Parties prepare for possible early elections

Parties have adopted an attentive stance to avoid loss of support from voters as early elections loom with options for...

Friday, July 10, 2015

PEGIDA to join upcoming election race as new political party

PEGIDA announces participation in 2016 regional and 2017 general elections with new political party. The...

Friday, July 10, 2015

Early elections highly unlikely, says Turkey's Deputy PM

Holding an early election is the least likely option for Turkey, a deputy prime minister said on Monday, a week before...

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Turkey's AK Party open to all parties for coalition

Erdogan urges swift formation of coalition government, warning he could call early elections if there is no agreement by...

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

CHP starts considering AK Party option for coalition

The Republican People's Party (CHP) Chairman Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has given a green light for allying with the Justice and...

Friday, June 19, 2015

Turkey's PM Davutoğlu: Minority gov’t last resort if no coalition is formed

The AK Party will hold seperate meetings with each political party in an effort to form a coalition government, said PM...

Friday, June 19, 2015

Turkish PM says AK Party all for forming coalition government

Davutoglu says his party, AK Party, has never used the threat of early elections to force other parties into a coalition....

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Turkey: Deputy PM predicts coalition, not snap election

Kurtulmus tells Turkish television: 'I guess a coalition will appear'. Another Turkish deputy prime minister has claimed...

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

The new normal in Turkish politics

Economists are fond of using the term "new normal" to depict the changing perception of normalcy in domestic and...

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

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