Tag: Recep Tayyip Erdogan
Kaya Genç: Turkey’s Unofficial ReferendumAugust 2014
On Sunday, Turkey will elect a president by direct popular vote for the first time, choosing between drastically different visions for their political system.
Kaya Genç: The Political Color WheelNovember 2013
In Turkey, different colors have long been associated with particular beliefs. Most recently, a rainbow coalition has spread across the country.
Patrick Wrigley: Menace to SocietyJune 2013
The protests in Turkey, and the government’s response, highlight a problem more complex than a single micro-managing autocrat.
Nafeesa Syeed: Setting Down Roots in Istanbul’s Gezi ParkJune 2013
Protestors in Istanbul are settling in to Gezi park, where the demonstrations across Turkey began.