June 28, 2019

Istanbul, Erdogan, and the Future of Turkish Politics with Steven A. Cook

By Steven A. Cook, Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Carisa Nietsche

Dr. Steven A. Cook, Council on Foreign Relations Eni Enrico Mattei Senior Fellow for Middle East and Africa Studies, joins Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Carisa Nietsche for a discussion on the latest rerun of the Istanbul mayoral election. A decade of divisive AKP politics has turned Erdogan’s ‘stronghold’ of Istanbul against him, but his personalist regime is far from collapse. Going forward, Erdogan and the AKP will try to box in opposition urban mayors and retain as tight a grip on national-level politics as possible.

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    • December 20, 2019
    Kathleen McInnis Discusses "The Heart of War"

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    By Carisa Nietsche, Jim Townsend & Kathleen McInnis

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    • December 19, 2019
    CNAS: Bold Ideas for National Security

    This year, CNAS experts brought bold ideas and bipartisan cooperation to the national security conversation. In 2020, the CNAS team will continue tackling the biggest security...

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