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Birol Baskan

Politics

Can Turkey balance Iran?

If the Arabs expect Turkey to balance Iran, it is unlikely to happen under current Turkish leadership.

Politics

Turkey at the ballot box: What is at stake?

The result of Turkey's vote is not in doubt but the parliamentary arithmetic holds crucial consequences for the country.

Politics

Erdogan's lifetime test

The forthcoming constitutional referendum will undoubtedly be another political litmus test for Turkey's prime minister.