On November 1, 2015, Turkey held a critical general election. It allowed valuable insights into President Recep Tayyip…read on
It was not exactly what the pollsters had predicted. A clear victory for Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan,…read on
On 10 October a bomb attack on a rally in Ankara killed almost 100 people. Esra Ozyurek and…read on
The results of the June 7 general elections prompted many to wonder whether a new democratic era had…read on
Dr Esra Ozyurek discusses the Ankara bombing.
This second Dahrendorf panel discussion of the Europe and Turkey working group “Democracy in Turkey: Is Consolidation Possible?”…read on
The Turkish government, with President Erdogan in the lead, has maneuvered itself into a daring conflict on two…read on
Dr. Esra Ozyurek, Associate Professor at the London School of Economics discusses the recent Turkish election and how this…read on
These general elections drastically changed the course of politics in Turkey. Dilek Kurban explains why the AKP had to take a battering while the HDP celebrated a triumph.
As president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan should be taking a neutral position in the current run-up to the Turkish elections. Yet he continues to meddle in the politics of Prime Minister Davutoglu. There are indeed reasons for him to be nervous.