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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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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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COULD MUHARREM INCE START A NEW POLITICAL PARTY?

COULD MUHARREM INCE START A NEW POLITICAL PARTY?

upa-admin Ağustos 24, 2020 0

Muharrem İnce (1964-)[1] is an experienced Turkish politician who has been a pro-secular Republican People’s Party (CHP) deputy (from Yalova) between 2002 and 2018, five times consecutively (2002, 2007, 2011, 2015, 2015). Due to

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37TH CONGRESS OF TURKEY’S MAIN OPPOSITION PARTY CHP

37TH CONGRESS OF TURKEY’S MAIN OPPOSITION PARTY CHP

upa-admin Temmuz 27, 2020 0

Introduction Turkey’s main opposition party, pro-European Union and social democratic CHP (Republican People’s Party) organized its 37th congress last week-end in Ankara. While the party’s current and the 7th Chair[1] –since 2010– Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu

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HAGIA SOPHIA CONTROVERSY: THE CHANGING STATUS OF THE HISTORICAL SANCTUARY

HAGIA SOPHIA CONTROVERSY: THE CHANGING STATUS OF THE HISTORICAL SANCTUARY

upa-admin Temmuz 18, 2020 2

Introduction After a court decision that made the 1934 Presidential decree made by Mustafa Kemal Atatürk void, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan announced that Istanbul’s famous and historical sanctuary and museum Ayasofya (Hagia Sophia)[1]

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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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INTERVIEW WITH PROFESSOR PAUL KUBICEK ON TURKISH-AMERICAN RELATIONS

INTERVIEW WITH PROFESSOR PAUL KUBICEK ON TURKISH-AMERICAN RELATIONS

upa-admin Mart 31, 2020 0

Professor Paul Kubicek (Ph.D. University of Michigan) is an American Political Scientist teaching at Oakland University. Dr. Kubicek grew up in San Antonio/Texas and moved to Michigan in 1990. He has taught in Ukraine

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