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Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is known for his spontaneous and unpredictable character. In several occasions, he has behaved in ways which have surprised even his closest advisors. The recent “Davos crisis” with Israel is the prime example of this. On 23 May, Erdogan relapsed. He succeeded in stirring domestic and international attention with… » read more

The Turkish local elections ended on Sunday after a tense, national-like campaign designed by the AKP (ruling party) leaders to win key cities in Kurdish-dominated zones. Although AKP has won 39 percent of the vote, this is 8 percent short of the projected win envisaged by premier Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Moreover, this is the first… » read more

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