Turkish Politics

The start of a new era in Turkey
The start of a new era in Turkey

With the new system, Turkey has now caught a great chance to develop comprehensive policies to build a better future and...

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Who s who in Erdogan s new cabinet
Who’s who in Erdogan’s new cabinet?

President Erdogan has placed importance on bureaucratic and technical knowledge when selecting his cabinet members. The...

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Reflections on Turkey s New Cabinet and Presidential System
Reflections on Turkey’s New Cabinet and Presidential System

When names in the new cabinet are examined, it is seen that the main trigger behind its formation is expertise with...

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

First Cabinet of Turkey s New Presidential System of Government
First Cabinet of Turkey’s New Presidential System of Government

The first cabinet of Turkey's new presidential system was announced on July 9, 2018. Source: Anadolu Agency .

Tuesday, July 10, 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

A Uni-Multipolar Moment in Turkish Politics
A Uni-Multipolar Moment in Turkish Politics

The Turkish political system is not unipolar, in which a single party acts unilaterally, but has a dominant power whose...

Friday, July 6, 2018

Is the fight against FETO complete
Is the fight against FETO complete?

Turkey's fight against FETO is not over, but gets even deeper as the full extent of the terrorist group's secretive...

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Foreign policy after the June 24 elections
Foreign policy after the June 24 elections

In the post-elections era, Ankara is set to follow a multi-dimensional independent foreign policy, facing both regional...

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

The Turkish Diaspora s Voting Preference in the 24 June
The Turkish Diaspora’s Voting Preference in the 24 June Elections

Turkey's June 24 election results are considered as a chance by the Turkish diaspora to initiate new and stable bilateral...

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

The last and next five years in Turkey
The last and next five years in Turkey

Western governments would be wise to take stock of the past five years if they hope to enjoy closer relations with Turkey...

Tuesday, July 3, 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

Will Turkey Achieve Social Cohesion after the June 24 Elections
Will Turkey Achieve Social Cohesion after the June 24 Elections?

The post-June 24 elections era in Turkey will not nurture the character of a society of rivals. If anything, it will most...

Monday, July 2, 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

New era of democratic governance and development
New era of democratic governance and development

Turkey is ready to move to another level in the transformation trajectory of its democracy and development narrative under...

Sunday, July 1, 2018

New road map for Turkish foreign policy
New road map for Turkish foreign policy

All eyes in the Middle East are now on Turkey, which after the presidential elections is on the brink of a major...

Sunday, July 1, 2018

Western media hears what it wants to hear about Turkey
Western media hears what it wants to hear about Turkey

Western media needs to direct itself toward correct news and information sources about Turkey. However, in order to do so,...

Saturday, June 30, 2018

The future direction of Turkish politics
The future direction of Turkish politics

Political players that draw the right lessons from the June 24 elections will successfully adapt to changing circumstances.

Saturday, June 30, 2018

Turkey s Election and Erdogan s Middle East Policy
Turkey’s Election and Erdogan’s Middle East Policy

Turkey is likely to become a more influential actor in the politics of the Middle East. It is therefore vital that Western...

Friday, June 29, 2018

Turkey s Post-election Foreign Policy Agenda
Turkey’s Post-election Foreign Policy Agenda

The election results brought more space for maneuver for President Erdogan in domestic politics, but the foreign policy...

Friday, June 29, 2018

What to Make of the June 24 Elections in Eastern
What to Make of the June 24 Elections in Eastern Turkey

In the eastern cities of Turkey, where the ethnic Kurdish population is in significant numbers, the competition took place...

Saturday, June 30, 2018

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