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The Post-Elections Turkey: What Lies Ahead?


The Justice and Development (AK) Party’s decisive comeback on 1 November 2015 in the general elections offers valuable insights into Turkey’s domestic politics and its role as a pivotal actor in its region and the globe. Especially in light of the devastating Paris attacks, the international community’s attention has tuned in to Turkey’s immediate region, and how the new Turkish government will act in the fight against regional destabilisers like ISIL and the failed state of Syria and Iraq emerges as a pressing question.

Paper produced within the framework of the project Turkey, Europe and the World.

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