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How long can Ankara delay speaking with Damascus?

Translated by Melissa Clissold For a long time, Turkey’s foreign policy has focused solely on Syria, and Turkey has...

This Week in Turkey (129): with Aslı Çarkoğlu on the Femicide Crisis in Turkey

This Week in Turkey’s guest was Academic Aslı Çarkoğlu from Kadir Has University. She discussed the femicide crisis in Turkey and reasons...

Is it possible for Erdoğan to overcome his crisis with nationalism?

Translated by Melissa Clissold The People’s Alliance had constructed their March 31 local election campaign on the rhetoric of...

Are the concepts of “government” and “state” truly different in Turkey?

Certain people opposing the Erdoğan administration, do not want anyone to speak ill of the “state” and claim that “the government and...

Caretaker government once again: Erdoğan’s big despair

The images released over the weekend of the birthday event that The Republican People’s Party (CHP) leaders’ wife Selvi Kılıçdaroğlu organised for...

Global recession and Turkish economy – Interview with Prof. Daron Acemoğlu

Welcome to Medyascope, today we are performing our exclusive interview from Bilkent University. One of the speakers of the 2019 Bilkent Summer...

The reasons why the Turkish government is apathetic towards environmental issues

Yesterday Gezi Park, hydroelectric power plants; today Hasankeyf, Mount Ida and others…The political powers are ignoring the objections and the requests of...

This Week In Turkey (128): With Galip Dalay on the risks of Turkey-US ‘safe zone’ in northeastern Syria

This week a six-member U.S. team has arrived in the country to set up a coordination centre for a so-called “safe zone”...

And Babacan starts his new political party…

In the statement that Ali Babacan made today, he has made it clear that by saying “we have begun working with our...

Can Erdoğan prevent new parties?

The President of Turkey and Chairman of the Justice and Development Party (AKP) Erdoğan told his followers not to take new party...

This Week in Turkey (127): With Toni Alaranta on the future of Turkey-US deal on NE Syria and the split within AKP

Turkey analyst and a senior research fellow at the Finnish Institute of International Affairs, Toni Alaranta comments on the agreement between Turkey and the United...

CHP’s great opportunity

Today, the People’s Republican Party (CHP) has seized a great opportunity that the Welfare Party (RP) also seized and made use of...

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