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WHAT TO EXPECT FROM TURKISH-AMERICAN RELATIONS DURING BIDEN ERA?

WHAT TO EXPECT FROM TURKISH-AMERICAN RELATIONS DURING BIDEN ERA?

upa-admin Kasım 29, 2020 0

Democratic presidential candidate and former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is elected 46th President of the United States. Biden will start his tenure in office in January 2021. Joe Biden recently began to announce

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37TH CONGRESS OF TURKEY’S MAIN OPPOSITION PARTY CHP

37TH CONGRESS OF TURKEY’S MAIN OPPOSITION PARTY CHP

upa-admin Temmuz 27, 2020 0

Introduction Turkey’s main opposition party, pro-European Union and social democratic CHP (Republican People’s Party) organized its 37th congress last week-end in Ankara. While the party’s current and the 7th Chair[1] –since 2010– Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu

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TURKISH POLITICS: CURRENT SITUATION OF POLITICAL PARTIES AND PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES

TURKISH POLITICS: CURRENT SITUATION OF POLITICAL PARTIES AND PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES

upa-admin Haziran 1, 2020 0

Similar to other countries, due to Covid-19 (coronavirus) crisis, party politics have been forgotten for a while in Turkey. However, because of the strong political polarization in the country, the latest voting rates of

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ALİ BABACAN ESTABLISHES DEMOCRACY AND LEAP PARTY (DEVA PARTI)

ALİ BABACAN ESTABLISHES DEMOCRACY AND LEAP PARTY (DEVA PARTI)

upa-admin Mart 9, 2020 0

Introduction Turkey’s influential young politician Ali Babacan established a new centrist political party called Demokrasi ve Atılım Partisi (Democracy and Leap Party) today. This was an expected move on the side of Babacan since

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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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