Commentary
The AK Party: Dominant Party, New Turkey and Polarization

E. FUAT KEYMAN

The March 30, 2014 local elections epitomized the fiercest battle fought in Turkish political history between the government and an anti-government coalition that included a range of legitimate and illegitimate...

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Commentary
Strengths and Constraints of Turkish Policy in the South Caucasus

BAYRAM BALCI

Turkey, despite being an immediate neighbor of the South Caucasus or Caucasian countries and having a shared history because of the Ottoman domination of this region, has only recently expressed an interest ...

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Commentary
Elections in Iraq: What Does the Future Hold?

RANJ ALAALDIN

Iraq held parliamentary elections in April 2014, the nation’s third vote since the U.S. invasion in 2003 and the first since the withdrawal of U.S. troops in December 2011.

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Article
The Longest Year of Turkish Politics: 2014

TAHA ÖZHAN

Some political years are longer than others. Turkey witnesses a long political year every decade or so. The first half of the 19th century had several of these long political years.

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Article
The 2014 Local Elections in Turkey: A Victory for Identity Politics

HATEM ETE

The 2014 local elections in Turkey marked a historic event with repercussions that went far beyond mayoral races and municipal assembly seats, as the vote closely resembled national elections and  ...

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Article
Japan and Turkey: The Contours and Current Status of an Economic Partnership/Free Trade Agreement

SCOTT MORRISON

As the third largest economy in the world, Japan cannot be overlooked in any analysis of Asia’s importance in international geopolitics and the global political economy.

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EVENT
The AK Party’s Last Decade in the Areas of Economy, Society and Politics

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2013

Organized by the Insight Turkey, a peer-reviewed quarterly in English published by the Foundation for Political, Economic and Social Research (SETA), the panel entitled “The AK Party’s Last Decade in the Areas of Economy, Society and Politics” was held in SETA, Ankara...

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EVENT
“The New Geopolitics of North Africa: Turkey and Libya”

SUNDAY, APRIL 07, 2013

On April 7, a panel titled “The new geopolitics of Turkey and Libya” was organized by Insight Turkey in Tripoli, Libya. Deputy Prime Minister Beşir Atalay and President Muhammad Yusuf Al-Magarif of the General National Congress of Libya delivered speeches at the panel in which ‘political and social transformation’ ...

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EVENT
Insight Turkey Debate V: Regional and Global Energy Security: Turkey’s Role

THURSDAY, MARCH 07, 2013

SETA Foundation hosted a debate organized by Insight Turkey, a peer-reviewed quarterly in circulation since 1999, and entitled Regional and Global Energy Security: Turkey’s Role with the participation of the Minister of Energy and Natural Resources HE Taner Yıldız, CEO of SOCAR Turkey Kenan Yavuz and BP Turkey Country President Bud Fackrell...

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