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The coup as a founding myth

The Republic of Turkey has been undergoing a thorough transformation since 2002 under the rule of the Justice and Development Party (AKP). On the ideological level this transformation entered a decisive stage after the coup of 15 July 2016 which was thwarted by the government’s supporters.

Point of View
2017-10-13
Mateusz Chudziak

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan visited Greece on 6–7 December. This was the first visit of a Turkish president to this country since 1952.

Analyses
2017-12-13
Józef Lang
The meeting in Sochi: the illusion of an end to the Syria conflict

On 22 November the presidents of Russia, Turkey and Iran, Vladimir Putin, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Hasan Rouhani, met in Sochi.

Analyses
2017-11-29
Józef Lang
Marek Menkiszak

An independence referendum took place in Iraqi Kurdistan (KRG) on 25 September. It met with unprecedentedly tough criticism from Turkey.

Analyses
2017-09-27
Krzysztof Strachota

US president Donald Trump and his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, met for the first time on 16 May in Washington.

Analyses
2017-05-24
Józef Lang
Referendum konstytucyjne – kolejny krok w stronę Nowej Turcji

The citizens of Turkey voted in a national referendum to amend the constitution. This will lead to a radical strengthening of the president’s power.

OSW Commentary
2017-04-28
Krzysztof Strachota
The Turkish campaign in Germany

The three million-strong Turkish diaspora in Germany, of whom nearly a half have the right to vote, makes bilateral relations between the two countries important.

OSW Commentary
2017-03-23
Kamil Frymark

On 11 March, the Dutch government deported the Turkish Minister for Family and Social Affairs from the Netherlands and declared her persona non grata.

Analyses
2017-03-15
Mateusz Chudziak

On 28 January, during British Prime Minister Theresa May’s visit to Ankara, an agreement was reached on the establishment of a joint working group responsible for the negotiation of a bilateral free-trade agreement.

Analyses
2017-02-01
Aleksandra Jarosiewicz
Constitutional reform in Turkey: the President takes it all

On 21 January, the Turkish parliament passed a package of controversial constitutional amendments.

Analyses
2017-01-25
Mateusz Chudziak

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