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A letter to the losers and winners

Political parties submitted their candidate lists to the Supreme Election Committee for the 2015 elections. An important gap has been exceeded. On June 7th, a part of these candidates will be elected, while the others lose. A new parliament will star... more

Political scholastics…

The 2015 Elections are not fitting into a race only between AK Party and CHP, MHP and HDP. The “irreconcilable contradiction” between HDP and MHP is quite clear. This is also not what we are mentioning. The actual race is happening even deeper. If we... more

Constriction (2)

For the 2015 elections, AK Party is making choices that are reinforcing its politics for the alliances against them. AK Party's initial expansive and extensive politics paint a picture out of the ordinary. This is a picture that can be seen clearly. ... more

The capricious Middle East

They initially handed the geography to party-states dominated with distorted ideologies. In the bipolar world, they operated in hustle-and-bustle with governments spoiled by oil revenue and Soviet support for years. They drew a line named “The Green ... more

HDP’s “becoming Turkish”

It seems obvious that the results of the 2015 election will not be changing the array of political parties. The whole matter is tying up what the voting rates will be. Of course, field surveys on this matter will be indicative. What I’m going to say ... more

Advancing towards the 2015 elections….

Turkey is preparing for the June 2015 elections. We shouldn’t ascribe the heat of politics to the existence of chronic issues every time. Conjuncture can also be an arbiter. For example, nowadays, the language, expressions that are used in daily poli... more

Where are you going, opposition?

For a while now, it has been articulated that there is an opposition gap in Turkey and the parties in the opposition position, CHP and MHP being in the first place, are unable to produce politics. Even though I"m agreeing with this evaluation in the ... more


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