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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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RPP LEADER KEMAL KILIÇDAROĞLU’S ‘JUSTICE MARCH’

RPP LEADER KEMAL KILIÇDAROĞLU’S ‘JUSTICE MARCH’

upa-admin Haziran 17, 2017 RPP LEADER KEMAL KILIÇDAROĞLU’S ‘JUSTICE MARCH’ için yorumlar kapalı

Introduction Turkey’s pro-secular, pro-European and social democratic main opposition party, Republican People’s Party (RPP – Cumhuriyet Halk Partisi in Turkish) is often criticized for being too harsh on secularism as well as acting in an elitist

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SOME THOUGHTS ON THE FUTURE OF TURKISH-AMERICAN RELATIONS

SOME THOUGHTS ON THE FUTURE OF TURKISH-AMERICAN RELATIONS

upa-admin Haziran 6, 2017 0

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım recently announced that the US-backed Raqqa Operation started on Friday night and the United States informed Turkey regarding the operation before it was initiated. Yıldırım also criticized American policy

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TAYYIP ERDOGAN’S AFRICAN ROMANCE

TAYYIP ERDOGAN’S AFRICAN ROMANCE

upa-admin Şubat 1, 2017 0

In recent years, there have been closer links between President Erdogan’s Turkey and Africa. We saw more of these ties in 2016 with his tour to four West African states (Guinea, Nigeria, Ivory Coast

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RUSSIAN AMBASSADOR TO TURKEY MR. ANDREY KARLOV WAS SHOT DEAD IN ANKARA

RUSSIAN AMBASSADOR TO TURKEY MR. ANDREY KARLOV WAS SHOT DEAD IN ANKARA

upa-admin Aralık 21, 2016 0

Russian ambassador to Turkey, Mr. Andrey (Andrei) Karlov (1954-2016) was shot dead in Ankara on December 19, 2016 while making a speech at an art exhibit in Çağdaş Sanatlar Galerisi in Ankara. Mr. Karlov

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TURKEY: NO LONGER A DEMOCRACY

TURKEY: NO LONGER A DEMOCRACY

upa-admin Kasım 8, 2016 1

Pro-Kurdish parliamentarians being dragged into police cars[1], assassination attempts[2] and police raids[3] are taking place towards critical journalists, death-penalty is prepared to be introduced to the legal system[4] and a purge against moderate Islamist

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EMERGENCY LAW AND EXTRAORDINARY TIMES IN TURKEY

EMERGENCY LAW AND EXTRAORDINARY TIMES IN TURKEY

upa-admin Temmuz 24, 2016 0

The failed coup attempt of July, 15 in Turkey started a chain reaction in the country. Turkish President of the Republic Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan declared emergency law for three months and this was

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Turkey’s wobbly democracy suffers yet another heavy blow

Turkey’s wobbly democracy suffers yet another heavy blow

upa-admin Temmuz 17, 2016 0

Had the attempt to overthrow the Turkish government succeeded the morning of July 16, it would have been the fourth coup in Turkey’s modern history. The last was that of General Kenan Evren, Chief

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A FAILED COUP ATTEMPT IN TURKEY

A FAILED COUP ATTEMPT IN TURKEY

upa-admin Temmuz 16, 2016 0

Yesterday, around 10 p.m., Turkish television channels and news agencies began to spread last minute news about few hundred Turkish soldiers trying to take the control of Bosphorus Bridge in Istanbul. The first reaction

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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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