A.Kadir Yildirim is assistant professor of political science at Furman University. His research interests include political Islam, democratization, Middle Eastern politics, and Turkish politics.
Published in: HomeTurkey: crackdown on the opposition and rule of law
In recent months, Turkey appears to have significantly receded from its previous commitment to separation of powers...
Published in: North Africa, West AsiaTurkish elections: money and the media
Measures aimed at limiting reporting by major independent news resources allowed Erdogan’s media to create an...
Published in: North Africa, West AsiaOpposition, the AKP and democracy in Turkey
Political life in Turkey is increasingly undemocratic and authoritarian. How can this institutional weakness be overcome?