Turkish opposition unites against presidential system

Source:Ahval News Date:12Jan2020

Opposition to the presidential system has become a flag for disparate opposition parties represented in parliament to rally around, and an issue where there is rare agreement. The two new

Read More

Turkey’s new presidential system and a changing west

Source:Brookings Date:13Jan2019

This paper argues that the confluence of a “new” Turkey and an evolving international order is likely to continue to strain Turkey’s relations with its Western allies. Although many of the

Read More

The Rise and Fall of Turkish Soft Power

Source:MDC Date:17Dec2018

A succint analysis of how Turkey went from the darling of West to bad  boy:   Nonetheless, Turkey’s period of experimentation with soft power was rather short lived, as was its appeal to

Read More

Can Erdogan’s New Powers Help Fix Turkey’s Economy?

Source:The National Interest Date:30Sep2018

A very insightful analysis of how Erdogan’s new powers interact with Turkey’s  economic crisis by Nader Habibi.

Read More