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BIDEN ERA IN TURKISH-AMERICAN RELATIONS: EARLY SIGNALS ARE NOT PROMISING, BUT THERE IS HOPE

BIDEN ERA IN TURKISH-AMERICAN RELATIONS: EARLY SIGNALS ARE NOT PROMISING, BUT THERE IS HOPE

upa-admin Şubat 14, 2021 1

Introduction Democratic Party presidential nominee and former Vice President (2009-2017) Joe Biden entered into the Oval Office at the White House in late January 2021 as the 46th President of the United States of

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INTERVIEW WITH AMERICAN POLITICAL SCIENTIST DR. MATTHEW WEISS

INTERVIEW WITH AMERICAN POLITICAL SCIENTIST DR. MATTHEW WEISS

upa-admin Aralık 8, 2020 0

Matthew Weiss is a full-time Political Science Instructor at the College of Southern Nevada (USA), which is based in Las Vegas. Previously, he was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Affairs and

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COULD MUHARREM INCE START A NEW POLITICAL PARTY?

COULD MUHARREM INCE START A NEW POLITICAL PARTY?

upa-admin Ağustos 24, 2020 0

Muharrem İnce (1964-)[1] is an experienced Turkish politician who has been a pro-secular Republican People’s Party (CHP) deputy (from Yalova) between 2002 and 2018, five times consecutively (2002, 2007, 2011, 2015, 2015). Due to

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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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HAGIA SOPHIA CONTROVERSY: THE CHANGING STATUS OF THE HISTORICAL SANCTUARY

HAGIA SOPHIA CONTROVERSY: THE CHANGING STATUS OF THE HISTORICAL SANCTUARY

upa-admin Temmuz 18, 2020 2

Introduction After a court decision that made the 1934 Presidential decree made by Mustafa Kemal Atatürk void, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan announced that Istanbul’s famous and historical sanctuary and museum Ayasofya (Hagia Sophia)[1]

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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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UPA YAZARI DR. FURKAN KAYA’DAN YENİ MAKALE: “THE HISTORY OF MILITARY COUPS IN TURKEY”

UPA YAZARI DR. FURKAN KAYA’DAN YENİ MAKALE: “THE HISTORY OF MILITARY COUPS IN TURKEY”

upa-admin Mayıs 6, 2020 0

Yeditepe Üniversitesi öğretim üyesi ve Uluslararası Politika Akademisi (UPA) yazarı Furkan Kaya’nın son çalışması olan “The History of Military Coups in Turkey” adlı makale, International Journal of Social and Economic Sciences (IJSES) dergisinde yayınlandı.

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INTERVIEW WITH PROFESSOR PAUL KUBICEK ON TURKISH-AMERICAN RELATIONS

INTERVIEW WITH PROFESSOR PAUL KUBICEK ON TURKISH-AMERICAN RELATIONS

upa-admin Mart 31, 2020 0

Professor Paul Kubicek (Ph.D. University of Michigan) is an American Political Scientist teaching at Oakland University. Dr. Kubicek grew up in San Antonio/Texas and moved to Michigan in 1990. He has taught in Ukraine

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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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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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