- The Turkish diaspora and 2023 presidential election Samim Akgönül · 14 June The Turkish diaspora around the world has mobilised for the presidential and legislative elections in May 2023. Although the diaspora is not a homogenous group, and its choices are influenced by social, ethnic and even religious divisions, 60 % of them voted for Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. (...)
The Unobtainable Coherence of Turkish Foreign Policy
· March 2018
In recent years, Turkish foreign policy has been marked by reversals and reversals of alliances. Some present it as “neo-ottoman”, a concept without consistency that does not help to understand the strategies implemented.
Since the constitutional referendum of 2010 and especially since 2013 (...)
Turkey Trapped in the Syrian Crisis
· January 2017
For some ten years now, Turkey’s regonal policies have been characterised by U-turns and changes of heart. Henceforth, Ankara is bogged down in the Syrian crisis, caught between Kurdish demands and the terrorist attacks of ISIS.
On December 19, 2016, on the eve of the opening of the summit (...)