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The presidential and legislative elections held in Turkey in May 2023 confirmed the victory of the Islamo-nationalist coalition led by Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. The economic crisis, the devastating effects of the earthquake in February, the deterioration of the Kurdish file, and the multiplication of geopolitical threats have undoubtedly favored the outgoing party, despite an unprecedented effort by the opposition to promote the need for an alternation. What is to be expected from this new mandate of Erdoğan, which will in principle be the last?

Building on the work of its Contemporary Turkey program founded in 2008, Ifri is stepping up its analyzes with a forecasting objective in its “Türkiye 2050” research project. Türkiye's domestic politics, economy and diplomacy will be scrutinized to shed light on blind spots, as to anticipate future trends.

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Developing economic relations with GCC countries has become a consistent objective of the Turkish government since the coming in power of AKP. They have been successful in rallying part of the Turkish business community to this objective, thus building an internal social consensus towards...


The Kurds in Iraq occupy what is practically a state. The Syrian civil war has resulted in the autonomization of the country’s Kurdish population. To Kurdish advantage, the JDP’s (Justice and Development Party – Turkey) ambiguous policy has cleared a new political space in Turkey.

By: Olivier GROJEAN

While the peace process between the PKK (Kurdistan Workers’ Party) and the Turkish government is at a standstill, the latter is attempting to circumvent Turkey’s Kurdish actors by aligning itself with the KDP (Kurdistan Democratic Party), which dominates the Kurdish regional government in Iraq...