TURKEY

Briefs

  • EPC | 23 Apr 2018

    Early Elections in Turkey: Causes and Potential Outcomes

    On April 18, 2018, the Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, announced that presidential and parliamentary elections would take place earlier than planned on June 24, 2018.

  • EPC | 20 Apr 2018

    Implications of the Turkish Stance on Western Military Strikes against Syria

    The military strikes conducted by US, French and British forces against targets in Syria on April 14, 2018 – launched in response to the Syrian government’s apparent use of chemical weapons in Douma, east of Damascus on April 7 – has exposed cracks in the Turkish–Russian–Iranian alliance and raised hopes of renewed coordination between Ankara and Washington.