The battle of Istanbul will shape Turkey’s future (Commentary)
Asli Aydıntaşbaş - 13 May 2019
After voiding the initial results of the election in Istanbul, a new vote, and a referendum on Erdogan's rule, takes place on 23 June
by Asli Aydıntaşbaş - 13th March, 2019
An awkward embrace: Erdoğan in Germany (Commentary)
Almut Möller - 27 September 2018
As the economic crisis in Turkey intensifies, Germany should decide whether and how it wants to help
Syria’s fate: What will Rouhani, Erdogan, and Putin decide? (Commentary)
Views on priorities and possible outcomes of the upcoming meeting of the leaders of Iran, Turkey, and Russia from our Iranian and Turkish fellows
The messengers of karma: Erdoğan, Trump, and their domestic opposition (Commentary)
Jeremy Shapiro - 05 September 2018
Despite the promises of globalisation, cosmopolitan politics only takes you so far. In an age of nationalism, it is not a good idea to look to outside forces for help with internal problems.
The pastor, the banker, and the irresistible drama in Turkish-US relations (Commentary)
Asli Aydıntaşbaş - 02 August 2018
The Turkish-US relationship is either experiencing its first serious fissure since 1975, or just another bump in the road. No one can be sure.
Smart power rhetoric: One reason for Erdoğan’s re-election (Commentary)
Katharina Botel-Azzinnaro - 28 June 2018
The Turkish leader has perfected his rhetoric during 16 years in power, maintaining control with an effective interplay of coercion and attraction
by Asli Aydıntaşbaş - 23rd March, 2018
by Asli Aydıntaşbaş - 24th November, 2016
by Asli Aydıntaşbaş - 23rd June, 2016
The growing friendship between Russia and Turkey in recent years was a problem for Europe. But their recent bust-up is an even bigger one.