Turkeyscope: Insights on Turkish Affairs

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Turkeyscope is a thought-provoking publication of the MDC, which provides critical analysis of contemporary Turkish affairs. The publication features articles analyzing global and regional phenomena vis a vis Turkish foreign policy and their implications on Turkey and the region. It is edited by Hay Eytan Cohen Yanarocak.

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Turkey's One Man Show

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Hay Eytan Cohen Yanarocak examines the June 24 Turkish elections and their ramifications on Turkish politics and the state mechanism, while underlining historical similarities between the founder of the Republic, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, and President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.

Turkey’s Test with Cyberspace

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Dr. Tal Pavel and Dr. Hay Eytan Cohen Yanarocak examine the recent events that have revealed Turkey's vulnerabilities in the field of cyber security.

Erdoğan and His Allies: A Populist Legitimacy

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Ceng Sagnic analyzes the relationship between the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) practice of forging alliances with both Islamist and ultranationalist groups, and the party’s efforts to build heavily-armed forces against the probability of renewed coup attempts.

My Rival Is My Teacher: Erdoğan in the Footsteps of Atatürk

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Hay Eytan Cohen Yanarocak discusses Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's use of grandiose building projects as a means of emulating Turkey’s founder, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, and for laying the groundwork for future political alliances.