Tag Archives: AKP

Turkey’s Rising Wave of Social Protests

This year’s Istanbul election and last year’s move to a presidential system have unified and galvanized the opposition, raising questions about Erdogan’s next move.

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Why Erdogan Won’t Let Istanbul Slip Away

Erdogan can use any number of legal, political or foreign policy tools to ensure his candidate wins this time around, no matter the reputational costs.

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The Beginning of the End of Erdogan’s Era

Public sentiment is moving away from President Erdogan in Turkey’s largest cities, especially his hometown of Istanbul. This will have major political ramifications.

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Erdogan At a Crossroad

Losing Ankara and Istanbul is a significant defeat for Turkey’s President.

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A Preview of Donald Trump’s Next Speech on Erdogan’s Turkey

Reflections on how to Make Turkey Great Again.

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As Goes Fenerbahce, So Does Erdogan?

Uncanny parallels between one of Turkey’s top football clubs and the outcome of Turkey’s upcoming general elections.

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Turkey: Europe Out, Middle East In

As the primary source of tourists visiting Turkey shifts from Europe to the Middle East, a 150 year-long era comes to a close.

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Turkey’s Latest Scapegoats: Christians

Is the ruling Islamist-rooted AKP party in Turkey intimidating Turkish Christians?

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After the Coup: Backlash Against Turkey’s Minorities

The failed coup has sparked a wave of hatred and violence against religious minorities for their supposed “complicity” in the incident.

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Why Erdogan is on a Nationalist Path

Erdogan’s embrace of nationalist rhetoric and actions could have important repercussions on Turkish foreign policy.

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