Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Deciphering Erdoğan’s Foreign Policy after Turkey’s 2023 Elections

Zenonas Tziarras • Dec 7 2023 • Articles

The interplay between Erdoğan’s ambitions and the evolving global order creates a complex landscape marked by unpredictability and the potential for geopolitical shifts.

Interview – Lisel Hintz

E-International Relations • Aug 31 2023 • Features

Lisel Hintz explores this year’s tumultuous election for the Turkish Presidency, as well as the implications for the future of Turkish politics and foreign policy.

Opinion – Disappointments and Expectations in Turkey

Tayfun Mertan • May 30 2023 • Articles

More economic and political crises await Turkey, but these crises will not harm Erdogan if the opposition does not adopt the right policy framework.

Opinion – How the West Can Prepare for a Post-Erdogan Era in Turkey

Charles Hailer • May 14 2023 • Articles

Many would love to be rid of Erdoğan – but regardless of the election results, Turkey will need strong and steady leadership and patience from Western leaders abroad.

Opinion – Turkey’s May Elections Are about Regime Change

Toni Alaranta • May 4 2023 • Articles

The determining factor of this historic election, ultimately, is the acceptance or rejection of Erdoğan.

Review – Erdoğan’s Empire: Turkey and the Politics of the Middle East

Matthew Goldman • Jan 31 2021 • Features

An insightful account of the rise and fall of Turkey’s efforts to become a ‘stand-alone power’ under President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, ideal for a policy audience.

The Fragility of Turkish Democracy

Begum Burak • Jan 29 2021 • Articles

Turkey has undergone political decay since 2018. Political institutions have been unable to adapt to changing conditions and have ultimately lost their function and legitimacy.

An Ontological Reading of Turkey’s AK Party – Gülen Movement Conflict

Arslan Ayan • Jul 21 2019 • Articles

An alliance that once existed gradually turned to conflict post-2010 because both sides began to fear an erosion in their self-identities as a source of distinctiveness.

The Turkish Referendum and Its Impact on Turkey’s Foreign Policy

Md. Muddassir Quamar • May 22 2017 • Articles

The Turkish referendum results have confirmed a change in Turkey’s political system and has, in the views of Erdoğan’s critics, formalized an authoritarian rule.

The Unresolved Internal Struggle beyond the Turkish Coup

Marianna Charountak • Aug 9 2016 • Articles

Turkey’s redefinition of itself on the basis of a clear strategy and vision both internally and externally will determine the future nature of the Turkish political structure.

The Post-Davutoglu Era in Turkish Foreign Policy

Bezen Balamir Coşkun • Jun 3 2016 • Articles

Replacing Ahmet Davutoğlu will not end his strategic legacy and in the short run there will not be any radical shift over Turkey’s present foreign policy orientation.

Turkish Presidential Elections and the Kurdish Peace Process

Sibel Oktay • Aug 10 2014 • Articles

Recep Tayyip Erdogan will most likely be elected as the next president of Turkey. If not, expect to see progress on the Kurdish peace process from the AKP government.

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