Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

A Tale of Two Erdogans How The West Went Rogue
A Tale of Two Erdogans: How The West Went Rogue on Turkey

Whilst Erdoğan and the AK party have not changed in their ideology and overall mission for the country, western powers...

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Why is Turkey Backing President Maduro
Why is Turkey Backing President Maduro?

Turkey and Venezuela share this political model: democracy at home, autonomy abroad. They support each other since they...

Saturday, January 26, 2019

Erdogan in the NYT Turkey is the only Viable Partner
Erdogan in the NYT: Turkey is the only Viable Partner for the US

Erdogan states that Turkey can defeat (and has already defeated) Daesh militarily and, further, it is capable of...

Tuesday, January 8, 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

Turkey s new military operation in Syria may involve an
Turkey’s new military operation in Syria may involve an area of 20.000km2

During his speech at the Turkish Defense Industry Summit yesterday, President Erdogan stated that a military operation...

Thursday, December 13, 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

The rules of the game are changing President Erdogan s
The ‘rules of the game’ are changing: President Erdogan’s remarks at the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation meeting in Istanbul

Emphasizing the importance of cooperation, Erdogan highlighted the importance of regional unity among Muslim countries and...

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Is the Old Turkey Coming Back
Is the Old Turkey Coming Back?

The old Turkey was a period when the nation was reduced to only one ethnicity as prescribed in the Student Oath,...

Monday, November 5, 2018

What does Turkey s Map of Political Alliances Look Like
What does Turkey’s Map of Political Alliances Look Like for the Upcoming Local Elections?

What makes the upcoming local elections more important than a simple vote to determine local administrators is the fact...

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Turkish Politics After the Student Oath Debate
Turkish Politics After the Student Oath Debate

In the “Old Turkey,” to use the term coined by the AK Party, courts often examined the “aptness” of government decisions...

Saturday, October 27, 2018

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