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/ OPINION/ TAHA ÖZHAN
Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
The outcome of the March 30 local elections rendered Turkey’s political landscape since 2007 even more visible, allowing detailed analyses to be drawn.
In the elections, the Justice and Development Party (AK Party) won in 60 percent of all metropolises, 59 percent of all cities, and 61 percent of all villages.
In this column, I wrote five articles directly concerning the electoral race. I offered analyses of both the incumbent and the opposition parties.
The results of the elections held on Nov. 2, 2002, were revealed on Feb. 19, 2001, when a “crisis of the state” emerged between then-Prime Minister Bülent Ecevit
Three opposition parties are running in the March 30 local elections: The Republican People’s Party (CHP), the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) and the Peace and Democracy Party (BDP).
The Justice and Development Party (AK Party), with the elections on March 30, will have run in a total of eight elections since its founding.
After the Dec. 17 operation, the local elections that are supposed to take place on March 30 have come to mean much more than local elections
The eavesdropping scandal that became public earlier this week would indicate, at the very least, two things. Firstly, the revealed list is clearly intended for more than just wiretapping.
On Dec. 17, 2013, an operation in which a group of irrelevant files of investigations and names were merged was carried out with the joint efforts of prosecutors and the police.
Turkey survived a serious coup attempt exactly two years ago, on Feb. 7, 2012. It was nothing more than an attempt at sabotage.
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