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Middle East Report : Confronting The New Turkey Fall 2018

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Turkey’s New Foreign Policy: Ankara’s Ambitions, Regional Responses, and Implications for the United States – Nicholas Danforth & Aaron Stein / FOREIGN POLICY RESEARCH...

Nicholas Danforth & Aaron Stein Published by the Foreign Policy Research Institute, February 1, 2023, Copyright©2023. Access to the full paper here Abstract Over the course of the...

Turkey’s Turning Point: What Will Erdogan Do to Stay in Power? – Hanri Barkey / FOREIGN AFFAIRS

"At a time of geopolitical shocks and conflict between Russia and the West, it is the unpredictability of domestic politics that most worries Erdogan....

Turkish prosecutor seeks up to 25 years in jail for Boğaziçi students over protest of appointed rector – DUVAR english

"In their final sentencing opinion (“mütalaa”), a Turkish prosecutor has demanded up to 25 years in prison for 14 Boğaziçi University students who staged...

Sending tanks not element for solution in Ukraine-Russia war: Erdoğan – HURRIYET DAILY NEWS

On 2 February 2023, HURRIYET DAILY NEWS reported that "President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Feb. 1 that sending weapons to Ukraine would not serve as...

Since the failed July, 2016 coup attempt, Turkey’s President Erdoğan and his ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) have consolidated their unfettered rule over Turkey. This counter-coup has been undertaken through massive purges in the military, judiciary, media and academia—with tens of thousands detained or forced into exile—the shuttering of independent civic institutions and enshrining virtually unchecked executive power in a new constitution. Contributors to Confronting the New Turkey disentangle the social, political and economic factors that led to the manifestation of this global trend in Turkey. How Erdoğan accomplished this opens a window on the autocrat’s handbook for the twenty-first century.  Contributors also illuminate lines of resistance, vulnerabilities and contradictions within the New Turkey under construction. https://merip.org/magazine/288/

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Turkey summons Western envoys in consulate closure row – FRANCE 24

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