Will the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) be able to secure the 10 percent threshold needed to enter the Turkish parliament?
The politics of economic reform in Turkey can be facilitated by a coalition government.
Turkish elections have been boring since the AKP came to power in 2002. But this year’s vote is different: the outcome is unpredictable, and the stakes could hardly be higher.
Turkey’s parliamentary election will mark a pivotal moment for the country’s future. Yet for the first time in over a decade, the outcome is clouded in uncertainty.
A collection of five books allows the reader to sidestep the politics and emphasizes the human story of the Armenian experience in 1915.
Since the election of the government of the Islamist AK Party, Turkey has awkwardly begun to open up to its past. A space has opened up which has allowed diaspora Armenians to travel to their former homeland and citizens of Turkey to own up to their formerly hidden Armenian grandparents.
Friday marks the 100th anniversary of the mass killing of 1.5 million Armenians at the hands of the Ottoman Turks, but President Obama won’t be using the term ‘genocide’ to describe them.
Western democratic powers are no longer the dominant external shapers of political transitions around the world.
After ten years of thorough investigation, the IAEA found no evidence of any undeclared or clandestine nuclear activities in Turkey.
Economic interests, combined with national security considerations, give Turkey an incentive not to seek nuclear weapons.