Turkey’s economy is wracked by unemployment, soaring inflation, and a weak lira. Turkey’s voters blame the Erdogan government. Abroad, relations with Washington are strained by Turkey’s military activity in Syria and Libya, and Turkish claims to Greek and Cypriot energy resources. The risks are clear – the opportunities, perhaps, less so.
Join us for a conversation with Dr. Aykan Erdemir, senior director of FDD’s Turkey program and a former member of the Turkish Parliament to understand Turkey’s ongoing crises as well as the possibility of democratic change.