Wilson Center News

From "Hoca" to "Prime Minister": Davutoğlu's Ascendance in Turkish Politics

Aug 22, 2014
On 21 August, Turkey's Prime Minister and President-elect Recep Tayyip Erdoğan announced the AK Party executive board's decision nominate Ahment Davutoğlu to succeed him as the leader of the party. In a few days, we will see Davutoğlu chosen as the leader of AK Party and the Prime Minister, but it will be a matter of time before his performance in this post can be assessed. In this piece, Global Fellow Bülent Aras reflects on Davutoğlu's rise to prominence in Turkish politics.

Latest News from the Wilson Center

ECSP Releases Water Stories, a Study of Small-Scale Water and Sanitation Initiatives

Aug 14, 2007
AUGUST 2007—Report Outlines Paths to Success for Community-Based Water and Sanitation Projects

ECSP, Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies Launch Podcasts

Aug 13, 2007
AUGUST 2007—Programs Use New Media to Target New Audiences

2007 CWIHP Internships

Aug 01, 2007

Kennan Institute Announces This Year's Robert H. Baraz Memorial Research Intern

Jul 28, 2007
The Kennan Institute has selected Katherine Pruess as the 2007-08 Robert H. Baraz Memorial Research Intern.

The Wilson Quarterly

Afghanistan

Kubra in her workshop. (Photo by Justin Sutcliffe/Polaris)

As the U.S. prepares to withdraw from the longest war in its history, a look at the lives changed, promises made, and ideas shaped by war in Afghanistan.

Dialogue

The Future of Higher Education

Mar 26, 2014Apr 02, 2014

Jeff Abernathy and Richard Morrill discuss how colleges and universities are dealing with rapidly rising costs and how the United States can still compete for students in a globalized environment.