When we evaluate election results, we compare the percentages of votes of the presidential candidates with those of their parties.
Following the June 24 snap elections, Ali İhsan Yavuz, the head of the ruling Justice and Development Party’s (AK Party) central executive board, comprehensively evaluated the results.
There have previously been other operations in Iraq’s Qandil Mountains, the headquarters of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK). There have been times when the former Chief of the Turkish General Staff Yaşar Büyükanıt said, “Qandis is like the home of Big Brother.” However, this time, we are talking about a new operation.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan launched his election campaign on May 26 in the eastern province of Erzurum, where the strong support given by party supporters boosted his morale.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s speech in the southeastern province of Siirt took me back to years ago.
An election atmosphere has started to be felt across Turkey.
First of all, let’s remember that there is no necessity to win more than 50 percent of the votes in local elections due to take place in March 2019. The winner will be the candidate who simply gets more votes than the others.
There have been many issues on which President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and former President Abdullah Gül have had differing views since they founded the ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Party) on Aug. 14, 2001
I believe it was naive of me to constantly publish documents on this column without thinking their originals were in the hands of the United States.