deniz baykal Tag Archive

Things we already knew: Kılıçdaroğlu better than Baykal

There’s been a smattering of coverage in the Turkish press of a public opinion survey that paints the leader of Turkey’s main opposition party in better light than his...

Bringing back Tansu Çiller

Why, oh why, could anyone possibly think that this is a good idea?...

The end of the CHP

The state of Turkey's main opposition party paints a woeful picture of left wing politics in the country...

So, what’s next?

Yesterday, Turkey's Electoral Commission officially confirmed the results of last Sunday's election....

A resounding victory that now needs moderation

This historic AK Party victory should not go unchecked; a credible opposition is a vital part of any democracy....

Closure

Erdoğan talks plans for the presidential election re-run...

This man is the real problem

The CHP leader is spouting scaremongering rubbish and shouldn't be taken seriously....

Presidential election: It is not Erdoğan’s time yet

This blog endorses Hikmet Çetin to become the next president of Turkey. Will anyone listen?...

Reforming Republican People

Turkey's opposition party must change its leader if it wants any shot at government next year...