Erdoğan’s Way: Turkish Politics in the Wake of the AKP Congress 10 octobre 2012Posted by Acturca in Turkey / Turquie.
Tags: AKP, German Marshall Fund of the United States, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey, Şaban Kardaş
German Marshall Fund of the United States, October 10, 2012, 4 p.
Şaban Kardaş *
As Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was elected for a final time as the Justice and Development Party (AKP) leader, the party congress emerged as a platform to outline his political agenda in the coming years. Rather than discussing the projects to shape the future of country through a deliberative process that will also see the participation from the delegates from the entire country, the congress became a platform where delegates reaffirmed support for the party leader and his team and their visions of a new Turkey.
* Dr. Şaban Kardaş works as an associate professor of international relations in the Department of International Relations at TOBB University of Economics and Technology in Ankara.
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