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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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INTERVIEW WITH MS. MONIKA SCHMUTZ KIRGOZ

INTERVIEW WITH MS. MONIKA SCHMUTZ KIRGOZ

upa-admin Ocak 24, 2016 0

PREAMBLE Retrospectively, there is a country which is quite imperative for Turkey, that its cities are well known and frequently pronounced by Turkish students in primary school  almost  for a century  due to the

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THE CLASH OF CIVILIZATIONS BY SAMUEL HUNTINGTON

THE CLASH OF CIVILIZATIONS BY SAMUEL HUNTINGTON

upa-admin Aralık 21, 2015 1

Samuel Huntington Samuel P. Huntington (1927-2008)[1] was a very influential American Political Scientist who taught for long years at Harvard University. Huntington was a conservative democrat and worked for long years on civil-military relations,

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TURKEY’S 1 NOVEMBER 2015 ELECTIONS: RETURN OF JDP AS THE SINGLE-PARTY GOVERNMENT

TURKEY’S 1 NOVEMBER 2015 ELECTIONS: RETURN OF JDP AS THE SINGLE-PARTY GOVERNMENT

upa-admin Kasım 13, 2015 0

Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (JDP) seized another victory on November 1, 2015 general elections with 49,5 % of the total votes. JDP, ruled by Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu who replaced the President

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THE MIDDLE EAST: RISING AND FALLING STARS

THE MIDDLE EAST: RISING AND FALLING STARS

upa-admin Ekim 29, 2015 2

In 2011, Turkey was seen as an unstoppable regional power and a rising star led by its Justice and Development Party (AKP). But the arrival of the Arab Spring heralded a deep change in

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DR. OZAN ÖRMECİ’DEN YENİ MAKALE: “LIBERAL CRITICISM OF ERDOGAN’S TURKEY”

DR. OZAN ÖRMECİ’DEN YENİ MAKALE: “LIBERAL CRITICISM OF ERDOGAN’S TURKEY”

upa-admin Nisan 12, 2015 0

Uluslararası Politika Akademisi (UPA) Genel Koordinatörü Yrd. Doç. Dr. Ozan Örmeci’nin “Liberal Criticism of Erdogan’s Turkey” adlı makalesi, Scottish Journal of Arts, Social Sciences and Scientific Studies (SJASS) dergisinin Nisan 2015 tarihli 25. cildinin 2. sayısında yayınlandı.

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