We have apparently all recently become “Putin fans.” Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has met him seven times in just one year.
Budgeting is important in democracies. At the end of every year, executive bodies should prepare the next year’s budget and present it for inspection.
In 1947 the U.N. recognized Tel Aviv as Israel’s official capital. All foreign embassies are located in this city.
A polemic between the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) and the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) over the latter’s alleged financial transactions has been ongoing for some time.
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson recently made a speech at Wilson Center titled “The U.S. and Europe: Strengthening Western Alliances.”
The ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) recently called for certain mayors to resign, appointing new ones in their place. These sweeping changes also embroiled Melih Gökçek, the mayor of Ankara since 1994.
I initially decided that I would not write about Turkey’s education system as I had lost all my hope in it.
A foreign colleague of mine asked me, “Which problem can be solved by changing a few mayors?”
There has recently been an interesting “difference of opinions” between high criminal courts and higher judicial institutions in Turkey.