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What's Left of Turkish Democracy?

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Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
1779 Massachusetts Ave NW
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In the aftermath of Turkey’s April presidential referendum, many commentators declared the end of Turkish democracy. More recently, a much publicized attack by Turkish presidential bodyguards on protesters in Washington brought home to many Americans just how brutal Erdogan’s government has become.

With US-Turkish relations as tense as ever, how can the United States respond? Does Turkish society have any hope of reversing the country’s authoritarian slide, and if so, what role can Washington play?

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Featuring: 

Howard Eissenstat, Ph.D.
Professor, St. Lawrence University; Nonresident Senior Fellow, POMED

Nicholas Danforth, Ph.D.
Senior Policy Analyst, BPC

Amanda Sloat, Ph.D.
Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School; Former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Southern Europe and Eastern Mediterranean Affairs at the State Department

Amberin Zaman
Columnist, Al-Monitor; Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Moderated by:

Amy Hawthorne
Deputy Director for Research, POMED

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