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ARE GREECE AND TURKEY HEADING TO A WAR?

ARE GREECE AND TURKEY HEADING TO A WAR?

upa-admin Eylül 29, 2022 0

Introduction Turkish-Greek relations have always been tense and open to conflict and military escalation though there had been smooth times in the past. We should not forget that two countries are historical rivals to

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TURKISH POLITICS IN CRITICAL CONJUNCTURE

TURKISH POLITICS IN CRITICAL CONJUNCTURE

upa-admin Mayıs 16, 2022 0

The Republic of Turkey is heading for double elections on June 18, 2023 on its 100th anniversary; presidential election and parliamentary election. This means that there is almost a year left until the elections

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COULD ANKARA MAYOR MANSUR YAVAŞ BECOME THE OPPOSITION’S PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE?

COULD ANKARA MAYOR MANSUR YAVAŞ BECOME THE OPPOSITION’S PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE?

upa-admin Nisan 18, 2022 0

As Turkish economy suffers from high inflation and the devaluation of Turkish lira, the opposition’s hope for replacing long-term serving President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan increases. In that sense, Ankara mayor Mansur Yavaş’s name recently

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TURKEY IN THREE BLOCS

TURKEY IN THREE BLOCS

upa-admin Şubat 10, 2022 0

Zülfü Livaneli, famous musician and novelist, several years ago wrote that Turkey was heading towards a great polarization between Islamists, Kurds, and Turkish nationalists.[1] Livaneli later revised his views and wrote that the polarization

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A NEW POLITICAL STAR IS RISING IN TURKEY: THE STORY OF ISTANBUL MAYOR EKREM İMAMOĞLU

A NEW POLITICAL STAR IS RISING IN TURKEY: THE STORY OF ISTANBUL MAYOR EKREM İMAMOĞLU

upa-admin Eylül 22, 2021 0

Introduction As the Republic of Turkey’s 100 years anniversary approaches, the struggle on the soul of Turkey intensifies with the rising competition in politics mainly between two blocs: the governing Islamist/conservative AK Parti (Justice

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TURKISH POLITICS: PRESIDENT ERDOĞAN NEEDS A MIRACLE THIS TIME TO WIN THE NEXT ELECTION

TURKISH POLITICS: PRESIDENT ERDOĞAN NEEDS A MIRACLE THIS TIME TO WIN THE NEXT ELECTION

upa-admin Ağustos 5, 2021 0

Introduction Turkish people are passing through a rather difficult time these days due to disasters, economic problems, and unending political problems and disputes. The hottest problematic issue on the agenda is wildfires taking place

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EARLY PROJECTIONS FOR TURKEY’S NEXT PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

EARLY PROJECTIONS FOR TURKEY’S NEXT PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

upa-admin Nisan 4, 2021 0

Turkish domestic politics is always dynamic and excited although the country has been passing through rather difficult times due to the Covid-19 pandemic and economic difficulties. In this context, it should not be forgotten

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TURKISH POLITICS: CURRENT SITUATION OF POLITICAL PARTIES AND PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES

TURKISH POLITICS: CURRENT SITUATION OF POLITICAL PARTIES AND PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES

upa-admin Haziran 1, 2020 0

Similar to other countries, due to Covid-19 (coronavirus) crisis, party politics have been forgotten for a while in Turkey. However, because of the strong political polarization in the country, the latest voting rates of

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