Politics, the AKP Style: What happens when you run out of “enemies?”

Politics, the AKP Style: What happens when you run out of “enemies?”

May 2014

  Introduction: AKP, Justice and Development Party, has built its reign on power through a series of unorthodox networks of political alliances in the country and abroad during 12+ years in the government at national and municipal levels in Turkey.  During this time, the Prime Minister has galvanized the hitherto existing centers of power within his party and...

AKP’s Crisis Response Model: Thrive on Superficiality

AKP’s Crisis Response Model: Thrive on Superficiality

December 2012

Instead of addressing the critical policy needs, AKP Administration appears to be juggling with them.

AKP and the Politics of “Impossible Brotherhoods”

AKP and the Politics of “Impossible Brotherhoods”

October 2012

AKP's sociological terminology of brothers and sisters have recently been turned into the politics of impossible brotherhoods by their.

For AKP, the “Game” Has Just Begun

For AKP, the “Game” Has Just Begun

July 2012

With the rise of ethnic questions, the ruling party seems to be risking the decomposition of the political fabric of the Republic.

The “Hidden” That Never Was

The “Hidden” That Never Was

May 2012

After a decade of undisputed power, AKP can no longer be accused of pursuing a hidden agenda. The agenda was never hidden; it was actually obvious.

A Unique Example of Political Participation in Turkey: Twin Congresses

A Unique Example of Political Participation in Turkey: Twin Congresses

April 2012

The latest two congresses of CHP constitute an unprecedented move in the history of political parties in Turkey.

AKP vs. AKP: A Political Tug-o-War

AKP vs. AKP: A Political Tug-o-War

April 2012

Power struggles within AKP intensify while Turkey is on the verge of a fundamental paradigm shift.

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