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Turkish Domestic Politics: Analysis and forecast on all relevant developments and insight about Turkish politics with its repercussions in its neighboring countries

Behind Ankara’s silence: Türkiye’s cautious response to Iran’s attack on Israel

Ankara's response to Iran's airstrike against Israel on the night of April 13 was notably delayed and subdued. Journalists waited…

1 week ago

Will Turkish economic policies shift post-election?

The March 31 local elections in Türkiye marked the most severe defeat for the incumbent AKP in its 20-year reign.…

1 week ago

Unpacking Erdoğan’s reply to Özel’s dialogue offer

As promised, Türkiye's main opposition CHP's Chairman Özgür Özel dialed President Tayyip Erdoğan on the first day of Ramadan Eid…

2 weeks ago

Türkiye impose trade restrictions to Israel upon public pressure

Public pressure has compelled President Tayyip Erdoğan's cabinet to take action on another front. The Ministry of Trade announced on…

2 weeks ago

The CHP’s electoral success and Türkiye’s new era

The disarray following the CHP's electoral victory is not only evident in previously AK Party-held municipalities but also within the…

2 weeks ago

Meral Akşener declines İYİ Party leadership bid following election setback

Following an election defeat in 31 March local elections, opposition İYİ Party leader Meral Akşener declared that she would not…

2 weeks ago

Did CHP win the Turkish election, or did AKP lose it?

The local elections on March 31 produced results far beyond expectations. Immediately after the election, evaluations suggested that the main…

2 weeks ago

AKP-confidential: the ‘pirate text’ leaked after Erdoğan’s AKP meeting

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan convened the Justice and Development Party (AKP) Central Executive Committee (MYK) on April 2, two days…

3 weeks ago

Turkish elections mired in dispute over DEM candidate’s certificate

The aftermath of Turkey's March 31 local elections was marked by nationwide demonstrations and escalating political tensions, largely centered on…

3 weeks ago

Turkish local elections: Three reasons why Erdoğan lost to a groundswell

The unofficial results of the March 31 local elections in Türkiye have ushered in a significant shift in the country's…

3 weeks ago