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The demographic that took to the streets

A pollster finds Turkey's pro-democracy demonstrators are also overwhelmingly pro-government...

PKK, TAK and the sea of confusion

Like any war, Turkey’s conflict with the PKK has nuances that are not straightforward to unpack...

If this is the PKK, it is a game changer

Not for decades have Kurdish militants struck civilians on a mass scale. That may have changed on Sunday...

A new face for nationalism

How toppling Turkish nationalist leader Devlet Bahçeli is easier said than done...

And what about the women?

Ahmet Davutoğlu's ministerial selection shows that women continue to be disgracefully underrepresented in the Turkish cabinet...

All the king’s horses

Turkey’s new cabinet clearly signals the shift in power from the prime minister to the president...

Turkey’s free and unfair election

Last Sunday's result astonished us all, even though it was what the people of Turkey voted for. That doesn't mean it was fair. ...

Optimism in Turkish coalition talks

Given that Turkey has declared war on ISIS and the PKK, coalition talks between its two largest parties couldn’t possibly be going well – could they?...

Where they clash

Turkey's two largest parties have chasms to bridge before they can partner in government...

Surprises in the Turkish speaker’s election

A near-identical race for the Turkish speaker took place in 1999 - and the enigmatic Devlet Bahçeli was there then as well...