Turkey: the main outcomes of 2018
After the election, Erdoğan’s leadership position was significantly strengthened and his powers as head of state were expanded. The political influence of opposition forces in making domestic and foreign policy decisions decreased dramatically, despite the relative increase of their representation in the current parliament.
Towards the end of the Turkish-American alliance
The relationship between Turkey and the US is in the darkest hour of its history. Turkey, a member of NATO since 1952, is deepening its ties with Russia and Iran, countries the US defines as absolute enemies.