Independent and cutting-edge analysis on Turkey and its neighborhood

In the fall of 2009, I wrote an article for The Brown Journal of World Affairs entitled ''Paradigm Shift in Turkey's Foreign Policy''[1]. My objective was to explain the fundamental transformation ongoing in foreign policy and connect this to the AKP driven changes in public opinion and sentiment[2].  I also tried to explain the domestic political consolidation efforts of the ruling party. I wanted this article to be a wake-up call to what was happening on the ground in Turkey. What I would like to do now is share my thoughts on more recent developments in Turkey, as well as the upcoming general elections scheduled for June 12th.

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Kemal Köprülü
Kemal Köprülü
This issue was published in collaboration with the Friedrich Naumann Foundation Turkey Office.
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