Asst. Prof. Dr. Can Büyükbay, Political Scientist Vice-Chairman, Progressive Thought Institute Generally speaking, political cynicism has different aspects and … More
Author: Can Büyükbay
Origin Of The Conflicts In The Middle East..
Rational and Irrational Interests versus Universal Values Can BÜYÜKBAY The termination of the Cold War has changed the … More
The European Elections and Social Democracy
Each month, 700 deputies travel from Brussels to Strasbourg. 8 trucks filled with files are carried all the way from … More
Turkey Under The AKP Rule: The Illusion Of “Gesellschaft”, The Reality of “Gemeinschaft”
To begin, I will briefly explain the concepts of Gesellschaft (civil society) and Gemeinschaft (community) as developed by the … More
The European Perception of Turkey in the Syria Crisis
As many critics in Europe noted, Turkey, in its aggressive policy toward Syria, is becoming more and more isolated and seems to be “trapped in the swamp.”
AKP’s Tactical Moves and the Need for the EU To Be Aware
The EU has started to forgo its optimum bias after the congnitive mechanism it has internalized for a longtime regarding AKP.
The Misuse of the EU Accession Process and Civil Society
Though historically used as an instrument to maintain power, EU accession process has founf new avenues of political pursuits under Erdogan’s leadership.