Turkish Politics

Long live putschists long live unlawfulness
Long live putschists, long live unlawfulness!

While the majority of coup plotters were tried and arrested, some of them fled to Greece and Germany. Germany, the...

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Convict confessions FETO infiltration into government apparatuses
Convict confessions: FETO infiltration into government apparatuses

A report published by the SETA Foundation aims to be of use to individuals responsible for combating FETO infiltration to...

Thursday, August 30, 2018

What has Turkey experienced under the presidential system so far
What has Turkey experienced under the presidential system so far?

The last two months after the election were important in terms of the implementation of the presidential system and the...

Monday, August 27, 2018

What changed in the AK Party after the Sixth Ordinary
What changed in the AK Party after the Sixth Ordinary Congress

President Erdogan's statement that “We will not surrender to those who act like a strategic partner but make us a...

Monday, August 20, 2018

Does the Turkish opposition have any sense
Does the Turkish opposition have any sense?

Sad, isn’t it? The CHP and its leader Kilicdaroglu, who faced nine election defeats, did everything to hinder Ince’s...

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

How AK Party transformed Turkey
How AK Party transformed Turkey

Instead of making politics for demands of certain sections in society, the AK Party, interested in all problems of Turkish...

Monday, August 13, 2018

Can workers of Western media outlets tell their children how
Can workers of Western media outlets tell their children how and why they appreciate a terrorist organization?

Deliberately chosen images, twisted headlines and the use of passive voice are provided in order to give the impression...

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Social Democracy is a Distant Island Should CHP Dissolve Itself
Social Democracy is a Distant Island: Should CHP Dissolve Itself?

As one pro-CHP surveyor once stated; “even if Ismet Inonu or Bulent Ecevit were to lead the party today, its votes would...

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Party Factions and Power Blocks within the CHP
Party Factions and Power Blocks within the CHP

If the internal political rivalry within CHP continues, the party will have to pay a heavy price of losing more and more...

Monday, August 6, 2018

Ahmet Umit If there is no Turkey there s no
Ahmet Umit: “If there is no Turkey, there’s no us!”

“We cannot get anything when we declare each other about our differences. If we accept each other with our differences, we...

Saturday, July 28, 2018

How Turkey s Bureaucracy Accords to the Presidential System
How Turkey’s Bureaucracy Accords to the Presidential System

All the main characteristics of bureaucratic transformation will take some time to be active. Actors, institutions,...

Monday, July 23, 2018

HDP s Choice Political Struggle or Armed Campaign
HDP’s Choice: Political Struggle or Armed Campaign?

The HDP should not overestimate the Turkish state’s choice to leave the “political path” open. As the HDP embraces a...

Saturday, July 21, 2018

President Erdogan Revolutionizes Civil-Military Relations
President Erdogan Revolutionizes Civil-Military Relations

There is a need for a comprehensive strategic roadmap for Turkey’s civil-military relations and for the strategic...

Friday, July 20, 2018

Will HDP Choose Democratic Politics and Stand Against the PKK
Will HDP Choose Democratic Politics and Stand Against the PKK?

With its 67 deputies, the HDP has another chance to choose democratic means over violence and polarization ahead of the...

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Has Turkey Closed the Door for Military Coups Forever
Has Turkey Closed the Door for Military Coups Forever?

It should be stressed that the presidential leadership was a crucial factor in the failure of the attempt. By calling the...

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

The Legacy of the July 15 Coup Attempt for Turkish
The Legacy of the July 15 Coup Attempt for Turkish Democracy

We will certainly continue to debate the reverberations of the July 15 coup attempt and its legacy for the country. But...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

What July 15 Means for Turkish Society
What July 15 Means for Turkish Society

There have been some studies analyzing the psychological aspects of the coup attempt and its perpetrator. All these...

Monday, July 16, 2018

How FETO Became Fanatic and Dogmatic
How FETO Became Fanatic and Dogmatic

There was never innocence within FETO and the members of the criminal cult only paid respect to their leader - Fetullah...

Sunday, July 15, 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

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