Turkish Politics

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

Revealing the AK Party s Candidate Selection Strategy
Revealing the AK Party’s Candidate Selection Strategy

As the upcoming local elections are a crucial turning point for the AK Party and the consolidation of the new political...

Monday, December 3, 2018

Making Sense of Turkey s New Counter-Terrorism Strategy
Making Sense of Turkey’s New Counter-Terrorism Strategy

Turkey is revolutionizing its counter-terrorism strategy not only against the PKK in Turkey but also against other...

Friday, November 23, 2018

Turkey's ministries to provide education to the unfortunate in prison
Turkey's ministries to provide education to the unfortunate in prison

A protocol has been signed between the Ministry of Education and Ministry of Justice for the education of convicts,...

Friday, November 30, 2018

Will the CHP Choose the Iyi Party or the HDP
Will the CHP Choose the Iyi Party or the HDP?

The CHP and the Iyi Party are trying to find a way to make not a broad but a limited cooperation and are seeking to find a...

Monday, November 19, 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

Evaluating Turkey's Upcoming Elections Future Scenarios
Evaluating Turkey's Upcoming Elections: Future Scenarios

While parties have accelerated their preparations for the upcoming local elections in Turkey, their candidates and...

Monday, November 12, 2018

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