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Is the CHP Restoring Some of its Mojo?

I cheated on my own blog today by writing a post for Michael Koplow’s excellent Ottomans and Zionists. Below is an excerpt.

It is tempting to write the CHP campaign’s obituary before the June 7 elections.

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Milat'tan önce* Valley of the Wolves - Nationalist drama borrows heavily from predecessor

*”Milattan önce” is Turkish for “before Christ,” but here means “before Milat.”

Turkish national TV station TRT’s latest effort in a series of moves to rebrand the channel through a combination of big-budget projects and pro-government messages appeared on April 3rd in the form of the new international spy drama… 1,245 more words

TV

Milat'tan önce* Valley of the Wolves - Nationalist drama borrows heavily from predecessor

*”Milattan önce” is Turkish for “before Christ,” but here means “before Milat.”

Turkish national TV station TRT’s latest effort in a series of moves to rebrand the channel through a combination of big-budget projects and pro-government messages appeared on April 3rd in the form of the new international spy drama… 1,243 more words

TV

Attackers Shot Outside Istanbul Police Headquarters

Turkish police have shot two attackers, killing one, outside the police headquarters in Istanbul, following a exchange of fire outside the building. 168 more words

World

Turkish Foreign Policy During the Arab Spring and in the Age of ISIS

In the article “Turkey and the Arab Spring: Between Ethics and Self-Interest,” Ziya Önis argues that understanding Turkey’s response to popular uprisings in the Middle East is predicated on the tension between Turkey’s foreign policy mired in ethical rhetoric and the careful negotiation of its economic and strategic interests. 1,511 more words

Troubled Turkish lira continues to tumble, hits 2.60

The Turkish Lira continued to drop to record lows on Thursday, falling to 2.60 against the ever-strengthening US dollar amid a period of intense pressure applied by the government upon the central bank. 121 more words

Human Rights

Batılıların Etyen Mahçupyan’dan alabilcekleri ders

Etyen Mahçupyan Avrupa Parlemento’sunda Yeni Türkiye adlı konferans verdi. Katılımcılara Türkiye’de son 20 yılda değişen değerler hakkında konuştu ve bazı değişimleri ‘devrim’ diye tanımladı.

Etyen Mahçupyan Ermeni asıllı bir Türk’tür. 747 more words