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TURKEY AT THE CROSSROADS

TURKEY AT THE CROSSROADS

upa-admin Şubat 8, 2014 0

Turkey at these days gives the impression of a country at the crossroads… Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s increasing authoritarianism and repressive policies[1], in addition to unsuccessful foreign policy adventures in the Middle East,

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PARTIES BEYOND BORDERS AND THE TURKISH CASE

PARTIES BEYOND BORDERS AND THE TURKISH CASE

upa-admin Aralık 11, 2013 0

Societies have faced globalization with the same opportunity or threat components in different levels and various fields over the last decades. It can be seen that globalization affects many areas such as economic, social,

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RPP LEADER KEMAL KILIÇDAROĞLU’S WASHINGTON VISIT

RPP LEADER KEMAL KILIÇDAROĞLU’S WASHINGTON VISIT

upa-admin Aralık 2, 2013 0

Turkey’s main opposition party Republican People’s Party’s leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has been making an official visit to Washington. Kılıçdaroğlu kicked off his program on Saturday. Kılıçdaroğlu, accompanied by the party’s deputy chairs – Faruk

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ERGENEKON COUP PLOT TRIAL: REGIME CHANGE THROUGH LAW

ERGENEKON COUP PLOT TRIAL: REGIME CHANGE THROUGH LAW

upa-admin Ağustos 5, 2013 0

The Ergenekon coup plot trial, which is considered as the most important legal battle in recent Turkish history, reached an end yesterday (05.08.2013) after Istanbul’s 13th High Criminal Court handed down severe punishments, including

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TURKISH SPRING: OCCUPY GEZİ

TURKISH SPRING: OCCUPY GEZİ

upa-admin Haziran 6, 2013 0

A small environmentalist protest that started on 28 May 2013 in order to protect one of the rare green areas in Taksim called “Gezi Park” surprisingly turned into a massive social movement in Turkey

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REPUBLICAN PEOPLE’S PARTY’S IDEOLOGICAL CRISIS

REPUBLICAN PEOPLE’S PARTY’S IDEOLOGICAL CRISIS

upa-admin Temmuz 5, 2012 0

After three consecutive defeats against ruling Justice and Development Party in 2002, 2007 and 2011, Turkey’s first political party Republican People’s Party is having difficult days while fluctuating between Kemalism and social democracy. Republican

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