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Turkey’s Stunted Democracy

There is a general consensus that Turkey is amid an authoritarian backslide. Is it as bad as generally believed? Are things better than they are made out to be? Is Turkey a one-man state with Erdogan at the head and … Continue reading

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Podcast: Turkey’s Perception in Washington

Journalist Yigal Schleifer and I discuss Turkey’s perception in Washington, the future of the Gulen movement, the prospects for a Turkish-Israeli rapprochement, and Erdogan’s presidential prospects. Follow @YigalSchleifer for excellent Turkey analysis on twitter. 

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Podcast: Turkey’s Contested Election and Prime Minister Erdogan’s Uncertain Future

Journalist Noah Blaser and I discuss post-election Turkey, the prospects for the Kurdish peace process, and the country’s very uncertain political future.  Follow @nblaser18 on twitter for excellent Turkey analysis.

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The Youtube Ban and Electoral Politics in Turkey’s Provinces (Podcast)

Journalist Noah Blaser and I discuss the youtube ban, the false flag tape, the AKP’s strength in the Black Sea, potential political threats to the AKP, the political consequences of redistricting, and the prospect of increased political empowerment of the Kurdish … Continue reading

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Turkey Wonk Podcast: Turkey’s Local Elections

Journalist Alex Christie Miller and I discuss the upcoming local elections, the AKP’s political machine, and how the reaction to the twitter ban may in fact help Erdogan at the polls.  

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Turkey Wonk Podcast: Emerging Drones States and the Implications for US Security Interests

The wonderful folks at Drone U asked me to do a short podcast about an article I wrote for Foreign Affairs.com. The article is titled Drone Decrees: Setting Rules for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and puts forward a policy proposal for US drone … Continue reading

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