Turkey’s Political and Economic Future under Erdogan Marcus Templar U.S. Army Cryptologic Linguist, and All-Source Intelligence Analyst of the
Aftermath of the 2018 Turkish Elections Marcus Templar U.S. Army Cryptologic Linguist, and All-Source Intelligence Analyst of the Defense
The 2018 Turkish Presidential Election Results Alan Makovsky Center for American Progress, Senior Fellow 4 July, 2018
Turkey’s Election 2018 Alan Makovsky Center for American Progress, Senior Fellow 22 June 2018
Political Islam in South-Eastern Europe and Beyond Dr. Darko Trifunović Research Fellow and Lecture,University of Belgrade 8 June, 2018
First, it is important to emphasize that there are different definitions, some of which are so broad that they’re almost meaningless. Let me tell you how I understand political Islam. Political Islam are movements that believe that Islam must be reinstated as the all-encompassing framework of all aspects of life, including the political. And that the means to achieve this objective are through politics.
On Sunday 21st January 2018, armed forces of the Turkish Republic invaded Affrin Province in Northern Syria. This invasion, codenamed somewhat paradoxically as Operation Olive Branch, involved tanks, artillery, infantry and aircraft. It is a very significant event and begs a number of strategic questions for the region, for Turkey’s future, and for Turkey’s allies.