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What would a ‘strengthened’ parliamentary system mean for Turkey?
Ignoring President Erdoğan's call for a ‘new’ civilian constitution, the Turkish opposition is pushing forward with plans of its own
Wednesday 10 February 2021
Can Recep Tayyip Erdoğan run for a third term as president?
The referendum that inflicted an executive presidency on Turkey means another term depends on who calls the election
Tuesday 25 August 2020
Defining Turk: a constitutional barrier overcome?
The pro-Kurdish party suggests a route that could assuage Turkish nationalist fears over the proposed civilian constitution
Tuesday 21 May 2013
What is a Turk? Which 1924 definition does Gül want?
The Turkish president weighs in with a suggestion that could form a deal between Kurds and Turkish nationalists
Friday 1 March 2013
The prime minister's illness triggers thoughts of what might happen after he leaves office.
Saturday 18 February 2012
Is drug smuggling a military offence?
The AK Party bickers with judges over who should tried in military courts
Thursday 21 January 2010
Haven’t you missed the boat?
Today was really just a formality. Almost a quarter century after Turgut Özal tore his loyalties away from…
Saturday 31 October 2009