Crisis management and the AK Party congress

Nowadays, all eyes are fixed on the relations between Turkey and the United States. Against the backdrop of tensions, the Justice and Development Party (AK Party) celebrated its 17th birthday at an event hosted by the Foundation for Political, Economic and Social Research (SETA) on Tuesday.

Crisis management and the AK Party congress
Turkey's transformation under AK Party to be discussed at SETA

Turkey's transformation under AK Party to be discussed at SETA conference

The ruling Justice and Development Party's (AK Party) policies and experiences from past to present will be discussed in a conference organized by the Political, Economic and Social Research Foundation (SETA) on Aug. 14, the 17th anniversary of the party's founding.


Two years have passed since the attempted coup of July 15, which was a serious attack on Turkey's state, society and democracy.

Following President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's announcement of the Cabinet under the new presidential system, Turkey's bureaucracy will also face a major transformation in accordance with the requirements of the new system.

The Turkish people chose Recep Tayyip Erdoğan as the first president of the new presidential system in their country on June 24, making him win his 13th race for elections since 2002.

In the post-elections era, Ankara is set to follow a multi-dimensional independent foreign policy, facing both regional and global challenges by pursuing rational steps and strategies

Turkey to experience dynamic new term with eight diverse parties in Parliament

For the first time since 1969, deputies from eight political parties entered Parliament with Sunday's election under the new election law, which signals a more representative era for Turkish politics

Turkey to experience dynamic new term with eight diverse parties
Can Erdoğan win again

Can Erdoğan win again?

Too busy trying to make Erdoğan fail, the Western media are running in contradiction with Turkey's sociology


Turkey is heading toward one of the most critical general elections next Sunday that will kick-start the practical implementation of the presidential government system.

Major challenges require unconventional responses, and Turkey is preparing to produce an unconventional and comprehensive systemic response to the major and multifaceted challenges it faces in various areas

Erdoğan's campaign promises Turkish people a new start for a brighter future and a strong democracy with the new governing system in the country

Erdoğan's party manifesto is a turning point for the AK Party's vision, which is adjusting to the country's needs and regional and global changes, according to SETA Istanbul General Coordinator Altun

President Erdoğan's Istanbul manifesto is important not only because it puts forward his strategies in the lead-up to the June 24 elections but it also sets out his political vision

Head of the Turkish think tank, SETA, Burhanettin Duran said that the AK Party decided to hold elections not because of an ongoing crisis or political turbulence, but rather to tackle any future turbulence. He added that Turkey's hand in dealing with adverse conditions will be strengthened after the polls

The June 24 snap elections gives Turkish people a chance to end Western hegemony in their own bureaucratic system

Moody's report, which was probably written with direction from FETÖ, aims to devalue the Turkish lira

Political analyst, Nebi Miş, said the AK Party and MHP's possible election alliance is a necessary tactical move with the new presidential system, while the main opposition CHP has failed to create a long-term policy to challenge the other bloc

Political parties' debates over their campaigns for the 2019 elections have already started, signaling that 2018 will be very challenging

The changes in the AK Party as the 2019 elections approach is directly connected with Turkey and the region's transformation

At the heart of the AK Party leadership’s courage lies their ability to actively and rapidly respond to political circumstances and trends. To be clear, this isn’t just about pragmatism necessitated by facts and needs.

Macron's latest statement on Erdoğan shows the French president fails to keep himself away from the rising orientalist fantasies among EU leaders