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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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ERDOĞAN’S DECISIVE VICTORY

ERDOĞAN’S DECISIVE VICTORY

upa-admin Haziran 24, 2018 0

No surprise took place in Turkish elections. Turkey’s undisputed leader Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan won another election with 52.59 % of the votes (more than 26 million votes) in the Presidential race. Pro-secular Republican People’s

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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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‘BÜLENT ECEVİT: A FREEDOM PASSIONATE’ BY CÜNEYT ARCAYÜREK

‘BÜLENT ECEVİT: A FREEDOM PASSIONATE’ BY CÜNEYT ARCAYÜREK

upa-admin Ağustos 30, 2017 0

This paper aims to make a detailed summary and a critical analysis of journalist Cüneyt Arcayürek’s book Bülent Ecevit: A Freedom Passionate (Bir Özgürlük Tutkunu Bülent Ecevit). In order to do that, I am

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METİN TOKER’S ‘FROM DEMOCRACY TO COUP D’ETAT’

METİN TOKER’S ‘FROM DEMOCRACY TO COUP D’ETAT’

upa-admin Ağustos 30, 2017 0

The young Turkish Republic, although it was founded only 94 years ago, faced with many problems during its short history. This paper aims to discuss these problems in the light of Metin Toker’s Demokrasiden

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YRD. DOÇ. DR. OZAN ÖRMECİ’DEN YENİ MAKALE: “MILITARY COUPS: DO THEY STILL MATTER IN THE 21 ST CENTURY AND THE TURKISH EXAMPLE”

YRD. DOÇ. DR. OZAN ÖRMECİ’DEN YENİ MAKALE: “MILITARY COUPS: DO THEY STILL MATTER IN THE 21 ST CENTURY AND THE TURKISH EXAMPLE”

upa-admin Ağustos 18, 2017 0

Uluslararası Politika Akademisi (UPA) Genel Koordinatörü ve Beykent Üniversitesi Siyaset Bilimi ve Kamu Yönetimi (İngilizce) bölümü öğretim üyesi Yrd. Doç. Dr. Ozan Örmeci’nin “Military Coups: Do They Still Matter in the 21st Century and

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QATAR CRISIS: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

QATAR CRISIS: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

upa-admin Temmuz 23, 2017 0

More than a month after Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, and Egypt imposed an embargo on Qatar over its support for terrorism, the tiny Gulf state is lonelier, but just as wealthy

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CENSORSHIP ON RELIGION

CENSORSHIP ON RELIGION

upa-admin Şubat 8, 2017 0

Censorship as a dictionary definition means “the suppression or deletion of objectionable information, as determined by the censor” (Dictionary.com). In the age of liberal democracy and extensive human rights, censorship becomes much more unwarranted

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DIFFERENT SECTS AND THEIR POLITICAL LEANINGS IN TURKEY

DIFFERENT SECTS AND THEIR POLITICAL LEANINGS IN TURKEY

upa-admin Aralık 10, 2016 0

Political Scientists try to understand and explain the voting behavior of citizens for a time being. Obviously, there are several dimensions on electoral voting and political affiliation but maybe the most important one is

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