Insight Turkey
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A Quick Glance at the History of Elections in Turkey
A Quick Glance at the History of Elections in Turkey

Generally speaking, two traditions – right-wing politics and the Left – have dominated Turkish politics over the years....

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Freedom and Democratization Turkey s Need for a Paradigm Shift
Freedom and Democratization: Turkey’s Need for a Paradigm Shift in the Media Freedom Debate

When considering the problems of media freedom in Turkey, two types of pressures come to the fore: (1) the first-hand and...

Friday, April 1, 2016

Turkey s Search for a New Constitution
Turkey’s Search for a New Constitution

The article analyzes the historical roots and the current nature of the constitutional crisis in Turkey. The Constitution...

Sunday, January 1, 2012

The Rise and Fall of Military Tutelage in Turkey Fears
The Rise and Fall of Military Tutelage in Turkey: Fears of Islamism, Kurdism, and Communism

What explains the rise and fall of military tutelage over Turkish democracy? This article argues that the military’s...

Sunday, April 1, 2012


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