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New Turkey or New Government? The June 2015 Parliamentary Election 1 juin 2015

Posted by Acturca in Turkey / Turquie, USA / Etats-Unis.
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Report (Bipartisan Policy Center) June 2015

National Security Program

In August 2014, upon his ascension from prime minister to Turkey’s first directly-elected president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan heralded the creation of a “New Turkey.” (suite…)

‘New Turkey’ has to face the regional realities: Turkey’s Islamic identity has resulted in a bold foreign policy 16 septembre 2014

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FIIA Comment (The Finnish Institute of International Affairs) 13/2014, Sept. 2014

Toni Alaranta *

The narrative of true Muslims re-conquering the Turkish state is a crucial component explaining the AKP’s policies and its continuing success. However, the reality of the Middle East doesn’t correspond to Turkey’s vision of itself as a regional leader. (suite…)