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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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