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THE ISTANBUL MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS: A REALITY CHECK

THE ISTANBUL MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS: A REALITY CHECK

upa-admin Haziran 27, 2019 0

The Istanbul elections saga is finished with the rather anticipated Ekrem İmamoğlu victory over AKP’s candidate, Binali Yildırım. This result adds another important parameter in Turkey’s hazy domestic politics, as President Erdoğan is called

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EARLY COMMENTS FOR TURKEY’S 2019 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

EARLY COMMENTS FOR TURKEY’S 2019 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

upa-admin Ocak 16, 2018 0

Turkey will have its first joint parliamentary and Presidential election on November 3, 2019 following the local election on March 24, 2019. Although it is still too early to comment on these elections, I

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EXPLAINING THE RISE OF ERDOGAN AND ISLAMIC TURKEY FROM HUNTINGTON’S PERSPECTIVE

EXPLAINING THE RISE OF ERDOGAN AND ISLAMIC TURKEY FROM HUNTINGTON’S PERSPECTIVE

upa-admin Eylül 6, 2017 0

Introduction Samuel P. Huntington (1927-2008)[1] was a prominent American political scientist and academic. Huntington spent more than half a century at Harvard University and worked as the White House Coordinator of Security Planning for

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RETHINKING TURKEY’S KURDISH QUESTION

RETHINKING TURKEY’S KURDISH QUESTION

upa-admin Mayıs 27, 2016 0

After the removal of immunity of parliamentarians, most of the deputies from pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party (HDP) are now faced with the risk of losing their seats in the parliament in Turkey. This decision

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AUTOCRATIC REGIMES IN BALKANS AND THE EFFECTS OF POPULATION EXCHANGE BETWEEN GREECE AND TURKEY

AUTOCRATIC REGIMES IN BALKANS AND THE EFFECTS OF POPULATION EXCHANGE BETWEEN GREECE AND TURKEY

upa-admin Mart 21, 2016 0

Inter-war era can be observed as rise of authoritarianism in most of the countries of the Europe. However, one region pops right up to our mind is Balkans; being vulnerable and open to intervention.

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RPP WILL HOLD ITS ORDINARY CONGRESS ON 16-17 JANUARY 2016

RPP WILL HOLD ITS ORDINARY CONGRESS ON 16-17 JANUARY 2016

upa-admin Ocak 4, 2016 0

Turkey’s pro-secular main opposition party, CHP (Republican People’s Party – RPP) will hold its ordinary congress on 16-17 January 2016 in Ankara. The congress will witness a leadership race between the current chair of

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UPA YAZARLARI OZAN ÖRMECİ, FURKAN KAYA VE SİNA KISACIK, IRTBISCHET 2015 – 10. ULUSLARARASI KONGRESİ’NE KATILDILAR

UPA YAZARLARI OZAN ÖRMECİ, FURKAN KAYA VE SİNA KISACIK, IRTBISCHET 2015 – 10. ULUSLARARASI KONGRESİ’NE KATILDILAR

upa-admin Mart 27, 2015 0

Uluslararası Politika Akademisi (UPA) Genel Koordinatörü Yrd. Doç. Dr. Ozan Örmeci ve UPA yazarları Furkan Kaya ve Sina Kısacık, 26-27 Mart 2015 tarihlerinde American Academic and Scientific Research Journal (AASRJ) tarafından Prof. Dr. Ata

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KEMALIST NATIONALISM AND TURKEY’S KURDISH QUESTION: ETHNICIZATION OF THE CIVIC IDENTITY

KEMALIST NATIONALISM AND TURKEY’S KURDISH QUESTION: ETHNICIZATION OF THE CIVIC IDENTITY

upa-admin Nisan 28, 2014 1

Introduction Kurdish question, Kurdish problem or the Kurdish opposition has always been a controversial issue in Turkey since the foundation of the Turkish Republic in 1923 both on national and international levels. The problem

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EU-TURKEY RELATIONS AFTER GEZİ: ANOTHER HALT OR AN INCENTIVE TO REVIVE TURKEY’S MORIBUND ACCESSION PROCESS?

EU-TURKEY RELATIONS AFTER GEZİ: ANOTHER HALT OR AN INCENTIVE TO REVIVE TURKEY’S MORIBUND ACCESSION PROCESS?

upa-admin Temmuz 15, 2013 0

In my previous article I was to a certain extent optimistic over a positive breakthrough in EU-Turkey relations in 2013. However, the way Prime Minister Erdoğan and the AKP members (with a few exceptions)

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THE NEED FOR ‘THIRD WAY’ IN THE MUSLIM WORLD

THE NEED FOR ‘THIRD WAY’ IN THE MUSLIM WORLD

upa-admin Temmuz 4, 2013 0

Yesterday, Egyptian Army made a coup d’état and took the control of the country against the first democratically elected Islamist-oriented President Mohammed Morsi. What happened yesterday in Egypt shows once again that there is

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