Serkan Yolacan

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Opinion | Why Hagia Sophia move spells trouble for Turkey’s President Erdogan

Converting the iconic building back into a mosque reveals a powerful vein in Turkish politics – the right-wing Turkish-Islamic Synthesis ideology – but it is also sign of his reliance on symbols.

21 Jul 2020 - 4:14PM

Converting the iconic building back into a mosque reveals a powerful vein in Turkish politics – the right-wing Turkish-Islamic Synthesis ideology – but it is also sign of his reliance on symbols.

Why Hagia Sophia move spells trouble for Turkey’s President Erdogan
Opinion | In Turkey, Erdogan’s self-inflicted wound over Istanbul election rerun may yet prove fatal

The Turkish president pushed for a rerun of Istanbul’s mayoral election, but in doing so he has helped elevate his political rivals to hero status, says Serkan Yolacan

30 Jun 2019 - 5:00PM

The Turkish president pushed for a rerun of Istanbul’s mayoral election, but in doing so he has helped elevate his political rivals to hero status, says Serkan Yolacan

In Turkey, Erdogan’s self-inflicted wound over Istanbul election rerun may yet prove fatal
Crisis over Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance suggests Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has overplayed his hand

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan may see an opportunity to drive a wedge between the US-Saudi alliance.

23 Oct 2018 - 11:59AM

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan may see an opportunity to drive a wedge between the US-Saudi alliance.

Crisis over Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance suggests Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has overplayed his hand