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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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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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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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TURKEY’S 2018 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION: ERDOGAN VS. MUHARREM INCE

TURKEY’S 2018 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION: ERDOGAN VS. MUHARREM INCE

upa-admin Mayıs 6, 2018 0

Turkey will have its joint parliamentary and Presidential (first round) elections on June 24, 2018. The second round of Presidential election will take place -if necessary- on July 8, 2018. Candidates of major political

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EARLY ELECTIONS IN TURKEY

EARLY ELECTIONS IN TURKEY

upa-admin Nisan 19, 2018 0

Turkey will have its joint Presidential and parliamentary elections on June 24, 2018. The decision was declared by Turkish President Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan after a meeting with Nationalist Action Party (MHP) leader Mr.

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EARLY COMMENTS FOR TURKEY’S 2019 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

EARLY COMMENTS FOR TURKEY’S 2019 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

upa-admin Ocak 16, 2018 0

Turkey will have its first joint parliamentary and Presidential election on November 3, 2019 following the local election on March 24, 2019. Although it is still too early to comment on these elections, I

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CUSTOMS UNION: IS IT A FRIEND OR A FOE?

CUSTOMS UNION: IS IT A FRIEND OR A FOE?

upa-admin Nisan 12, 2016 0

Since 1963, Turkey is trying to integrate into the European economy. Turkey, first signed the Association Agreement in 1963 and Additional Protocol in 1970, which were the two important steps in order to integrate

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EARLY ELECTIONS IN TURKEY

EARLY ELECTIONS IN TURKEY

upa-admin Eylül 4, 2015 1

After the failure of coalition talks between four major political parties that were able to pass 10 % electoral threshold, Turkey is headed towards an early general election on November 1, 2015 in order

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