Turkish Politics

The Populist Turn in Turkish Politics Why are People Leaving
The Populist Turn in Turkish Politics: Why are People Leaving?

In light of this picture, the claim or the fact that some educated and wealthy people have left the country can be...

Friday, January 18, 2019

How has Turkey Championed Humanitarian Aid An Interview with Kızılay
How has Turkey Championed Humanitarian Aid? An Interview with Kızılay President Kerem Kinik

With the Rohingya crisis, the Syrian civil war and the crisis in Yemen, Turkey has increased its efforts in humanitarian...

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Reflections on the Erdogan-Imamoglu Meeting
Reflections on the Erdogan-Imamoglu Meeting

During the meeting between the two, Erdogan and Imamoglu spoke about the future of Istanbul and the dynamics of the...

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

How did Turks Living Abroad Vote in the June 24
How did Turks Living Abroad Vote in the June 24 Elections?

During the June 24 elections, President Erdogan received approximately 60 percent of the vote from Turks that live abroad.

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Voters at gunpoint of the PKK
Voters at gunpoint of the PKK

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Sunday, August 12, 2018

Does Turkey have a brain and wealth drain problem
Does Turkey have a brain and wealth drain problem?

If the lack of liberty, disrespect for merit, and an economic slowdown are not the reasons behind the educated and wealthy...

Friday, January 11, 2019

The Sisyphean Task of CHP Reproducing Anti-Erdogan Discourse
The Sisyphean Task of CHP: Reproducing Anti-Erdogan Discourse

Reproducing anti-Erdogan discourse has become the Sisyphean task of the CHP in order to cover the failure of the party.

Monday, January 7, 2019

FETO indictment Solving the puzzle of the spiderweb
FETO indictment: Solving the puzzle of the spiderweb

The indictment of FETO's structure outside Turkey, which was conducted by the Chief Prosecutor of Istanbul, provides...

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Turkey s Domestic Policy Agenda in 2019 Further Challenges and
Turkey’s Domestic Policy Agenda in 2019: Further Challenges and New Opportunities

New determinants in Turkish politics reflect one point: It is possible to see a new balance of power among political...

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

The SETA Foundation s 2018 Annual Report has been Published
The SETA Foundation’s 2018 Annual Report has been Published

The SETA Foundation's Annual Report consists of eight comprehensive parts that address, for instance, domestic policy,...

Wednesday, January 2, 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

26 increase in Turkish minimum wage has been approved for
26% increase in Turkish minimum wage has been approved for 2019

According to the decision of the Commission for Minimum Wage Determination, gross minimum wage in Turkey will be 2.558...

Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Creating jobs for disabled and those under protection
Creating jobs for disabled and those under protection

In a written statement yesterday, Turkey’s Minister of Family, Labour, and Social Services – Zehra Zumrut Selcuk –...

Monday, December 24, 2018

Turkey's Operation in Syria as the Determinant of the Local
Turkey's Operation in Syria as the Determinant of the Local Elections

All developments until now show that Turkey’s military operation in Syria may be one of the determinants of the result in...

Monday, December 24, 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

Using Micro-Campaigns in Turkey s Local Elections
Using Micro-Campaigns in Turkey’s Local Elections

President Erdogan announced that traditional election campaign methods causing visual and noise pollution will be...

Monday, December 17, 2018

Who Will Compete for Istanbul Binali Yildirim and Ekrem Imamoglu
Who Will Compete for Istanbul? Binali Yildirim and Ekrem Imamoglu?

Kilicdaroglu is said to have decided the name for Istanbul: Ekrem Imamoglu – the current lead of Beylikduzu. Therefore,...

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Have the Boundaries of an Alliance between Turkey's Opposition Parties
Have the Boundaries of an Alliance between Turkey's Opposition Parties already been Drawn?

How will the opposition bloc in Turkey manage to form a balance between their ideological orientation and their interests?...

Tuesday, December 11, 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

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

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