Washington Post (blog)
Critically, this would be a key test of whether Turkish parties have moved beyond the previously volatile neo-patrimonialism toward a more democratic expression of the people’s mandate. Emre Erdoğan is an associate professor at Istanbul Bilgi…
Turkey, Islamism, and the WestThe Weekly Standard
The results of Turkey’s June 7 parliamentary elections denied a majority to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s Justice and Development Party. It also diversified parliament’s demographic mix: the election of three ethnic Armenian deputies is being heralded as an important breakthrough for the country and its fraught relations with its Armenian minority.
Center for Research on Globalization
Turkey’s president makes first televised speech since ruling party lost its parliamentary majority in Sunday’s election
In his first televised speech since the parliamentary elections on Sunday, the Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has urged all four parties represented in parliament not to leave the country hanging in limbo and to quickly work on forming a new government.