#TurkeyCoup aftermath: Turkey in rhetorical fight with the West, particularly US, Austria and Italy…
Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu makes comments after Austrian chancellor suggests ending talks on Turkey joining EU
Shaken by a failed coup attempt, Turkey ‘s government and many of its citizens are desperate for someone to blame. Instead of undertaking a thorough investigation of the facts, though, they have accused the United States of complicity in the
Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the founder of the secular Turkish Republic that replaced the Islamic Ottoman Empire, died in 1938, but Turks still define themselves as pro- or anti-Ataturk — though women need not say anything because their…
Turkey coup plotters’ use of ‘amateur’ app helped unveil their network
Turkish authorities identified thousands of undercover Gülenist operatives, whom they blame for the failed coup, after cracking messaging app ByLock
The sweeping purges and mass arrests since last month’s failed military coup in Turkey have confirmed many of the worst fears about President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government. They are the most recent in a long history of abuses. Over the last few
foreignaffairs.com – Aug 2, 8:18 PM
Two weeks after the failed Turkish coup attempt, there are still questions about the full extent of the plot and who, exactly, was involved. Still, it is possible to make some educated guesses. The ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) has
What does the power struggle between President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and powerful Islamic cleric Fethullah Gülen mean for Turks who want democracy?
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Credit: AP Photo/Kayhan Ozer Presidential Press Service, via AP Pool. All rights reserved.Turkey is in crisis.
Since this initial mobilisation and the thwarting of the coup, the Turkish government has done all it can to sustain the momentum behind what it describes as a kind of popular uprising.
The response to the failed coup in Turkey two and a half weeks ago has been swift, ruthless and wide-ranging.
The abolition of the death penalty has been arguably the most symbolic result of Turkey’s EU accession process. To see it revoked would be a sad, backwards step for Turkey and for the EU.
Turkish President Erdogan meets Jean-Claude Juncker. PAimages/Virginia Mayo. All rights reserved.
How is it that socio-political disruptions in Turkey consistently boost the power of the ruling party?
Supporters of the AKP hold the portraits of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk and Recep Tayyip Erdogan at Ataturk Airport, Istanbul. Thanassis Stavrakis /Press Association. All rights reserved. In his latest book, The Uprising, “Bifo” Berardi (2012) borrows some concepts from one of the most important figures in the study of cybernetics, Norbert Wiener, in order to describe the prevailing social impasse: instead of engendering a radical transformation or revolutionary upheaval, systemic disruptions in the social field increasingly consolidate and even give a boost to the power of the dominant paradigm, process, or group.