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INTERVIEW WITH PROFESSOR BİROL YEŞİLADA

INTERVIEW WITH PROFESSOR BİROL YEŞİLADA

upa-admin Ağustos 15, 2019 0

Birol Yesilada (Ph.D. 1984, University of Michigan) is Professor of Political Science and International Studies, holds an endowed chair in Contemporary Turkish Studies, and is Director of the Center for Turkish Studies in Portland

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NEW POLITICAL PARTY INITIATIVES IN TURKEY

NEW POLITICAL PARTY INITIATIVES IN TURKEY

upa-admin Temmuz 10, 2019 0

As Turkey’s economic problems deepen with the ongoing recession and the volatility in Turkish lira[1], dissatisfaction with the current political system increases both at the mass and political elite levels in the country. After

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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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CHP’S EKREM İMAMOĞLU IS ELECTED ISTANBUL’S NEW MUNICIPAL LEADER ONCE AGAIN

CHP’S EKREM İMAMOĞLU IS ELECTED ISTANBUL’S NEW MUNICIPAL LEADER ONCE AGAIN

upa-admin Haziran 23, 2019 0

After the cancellation of March 31, 2019 local elections in Istanbul, Istanbulite voters went to polls again today. Pro-secular Republican People’s Party’s (CHP) candidate Mr. Ekrem İmamoğlu (49), this time clinched a decisive victory

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2019 ISTANBUL LOCAL ELECTION WILL BE RENEWED

2019 ISTANBUL LOCAL ELECTION WILL BE RENEWED

upa-admin Mayıs 9, 2019 0

Turkey’s High Election Board or Supreme Election Council (Yüksek Seçim Kurulu-YSK) decided for the renewal of March 31, 2019 local election for Istanbul metropolitan municipality due to allegations of electoral fraud with a 7-4

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TURKEY’S 2019 LOCAL ELECTIONS: AK PARTI LOST THREE BIG CITIES

TURKEY’S 2019 LOCAL ELECTIONS: AK PARTI LOST THREE BIG CITIES

upa-admin Nisan 2, 2019 0

Turkey’s 2019 local elections took place on March 31, 2019 Sunday in a relatively peaceful atmosphere. Except for deadly local feuds in Malatya[1] and Gaziantep[2], no serious clashes happened and elections were organized in

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TURKEY’S 2019 LOCAL ELECTIONS: LATEST POLLS AND PREDICTIONS

TURKEY’S 2019 LOCAL ELECTIONS: LATEST POLLS AND PREDICTIONS

upa-admin Mart 6, 2019 0

Turkey’s local elections will take place on March 31, 2019 in 81 Turkish cities (30 of them are metropolitan cities). Turkey’s long time ruling Islamic-oriented party Justice and Development Party (AK Parti) decided to

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EARLY COMMENTS ON 2019 TURKISH LOCAL ELECTIONS

EARLY COMMENTS ON 2019 TURKISH LOCAL ELECTIONS

upa-admin Aralık 19, 2018 0

Turkey’s local elections will take place on March 31, 2019 in 81 Turkish cities (30 of them are metropolitan cities). Elections will serve as a test for assessing the popularity of long-time ruling Justice

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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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COULD MUHARREM INCE DEFEAT ERDOĞAN AND WIN TURKISH PRESIDENCY?

COULD MUHARREM INCE DEFEAT ERDOĞAN AND WIN TURKISH PRESIDENCY?

upa-admin Haziran 10, 2018 0

Turkey will have parliamentary and Presidential election on June 24, 2018. I already tried to analyze these elections in May; but since new developments have been taking place in Turkey, a new analysis is

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