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Governance has a central place in our notion of conservative democracy.  Among the key aspects of our understanding of governance in a well functioning democracy are the following: inclusiveness, dialogue with related parties in decision making, transparency with regard to the Government’s decisions and policy implementation, accountability of both local and the central Government authorities and the opportunity for everyone to participate in politics. Our understanding of democracy is based on consensus seeking. We never intend to rely solely upon our numerical majority in the parliament.  In all important issues, we try to seek and build consensus.  If this is not possible, we do our best to reach a compromise solution.

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Ali Babacan
Ali Babacan
From the Desk of the Editor This issue of TPQ takes up a myriad of issues that the Middle East is grappling with today: from protracted conflicts and the increasing complexity of proxy wars, to changing regional blocs and emerging powers. The Arab uprisings of 2011 remain an important fulcrum for the changing political landscape of the Middle East, and as many of our authors contend, the underlying problems and basic drivers...
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