Seizure of the Social in Turkey: The AKP’s Totalitarian Project and its Discontents

Seizure of the Social in Turkey: The AKP’s Totalitarian Project and its Discontents

*Source; Wochit News © Seizure of the Social in Turkey: The AKP’s Totalitarian Project and its Discontents When President Erdoğan disavowed the decision of the Constitutional...

Sparks Fly with Turkcell under the ‘Spotlight’

Sparks Fly with Turkcell under the ‘Spotlight’

*Source: Murad Sezer/ Reuters © Sparks Fly with Turkcell under the ‘Spotlight’ While Turkey’s AKP goes through a rough patch both in domestic and international...

As David Cameron fights to stay in Europe, he wants you to know that Turkey will never join

As David Cameron fights to stay in Europe, he wants you to know that Turkey will never join

*Source: PA images © As David Cameron fights to stay in Europe, he wants you to know that Turkey will never join As both the Brexit...

Erdoğan’s Gezi moment

Erdoğan’s Gezi moment

*Source: AP via Voice of America  © Erdoğan’s Gezi moment Friday’s astonishing coup attempt was (at least in part) shut down by anti-coup protesters who...

Clinton’s Kurdish dilemma

Clinton’s Kurdish dilemma

*Source: MiddleEast Monitor The evolving Syrian civil war has stimulated a crisis in U.S.-Turkey relations. Tensions grow ever more strained with the news of Turkey’s...

How Fooled We Were: A Reflection on the European Union in ‘Dark Times’

How Fooled We Were: A Reflection on the European Union in ‘Dark Times’

*Source: Diplomat News Network © How Fooled We Were: A Reflection on the European Union in ‘Dark Times’ ‘The Europe’ we know has gone. In fact,...

Turkey’s “Terror Cocktail”: Shaken and Stirred

Turkey’s “Terror Cocktail”: Shaken and Stirred

Source: U.S. News © Turkey’s “Terror Cocktail”: Shaken and Stirred Behind the Red Curtain Turkey’s Terror Plays On Government Playwrights In recent months, Turkey has felt the...

Trump’s refugee ban: A sign U.S.-Turkey tension will continue

Trump’s refugee ban: A sign U.S.-Turkey tension will continue

He’s only been president for a week, but Donald Trump has already taken a step toward realizing his controversial Muslim ban. On Friday, January 27,...

Corruption and Undemocratic Governance in Macedonia and Turkey:  Same Formula, Different Actors

Corruption and Undemocratic Governance in Macedonia and Turkey: Same Formula, Different Actors

Source: Ostavka na Gorge Ivanov, Facebook  © Corruption and Undemocratic Governance in Macedonia and Turkey: Same Formula, Different Actors  Thus spoke the President… The President...

The Immunity Vote: a Long Road Down

The Immunity Vote: a Long Road Down

*Source: Voice of America News © The Immunity Vote: a Long Road Down  Last week’s vote to remove the immunity of MPs risks hounding the predominantly...