Post-electoral reflections are necessary to analyse the rights and wrongs of a campaign and prevent mistakes in the future. But beyond the performance of EDEK, the socialist party of Cyprus, we also need to look at what brought about the rise of ELAM, the far-right party. The increase of support for ELAM has been largely underestimated during […]
Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan seems to be on a collision course with many of his country’s partners, including the European Union and, in particular, Greece, Cyprus and France. He has been pursuing the role of an independent but powerful actor in the Middle East and beyond, but foreign policy is also always a reflection […]
The question however is: why is Syriza set to lose the elections? And why with such a large margin?
In its effort to be recognised as the new progressive pole, SYRIZA has tried to open up to centre-left forces in the country
European politicians need the Turkish bogeyman to dispel their own nightmares. We have been watching them condemn Tayyip Erdoğan’s autocracy.