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Corruption in Turkey

Understanding what makes Erdogan’s blend of crony capitalism and state sponsored patronage so effective will be crucial to understanding the nature of today’s Turkish regime. BPC examines the causes and consequences of corruption in Turkey and the impact on U.S. interests in the Middle East and the world.

Podcast

#06 Reza Zarrab and the Fate of U.S. Turkish Relations

December 1, 2017 | National Security

Ashley Swearingen sits down with BPC policy analyst Jessica Michek to breakdown the Zarrab case and discuss what lies ahead for the U.S. and Turkey.

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Blog

The Case of Reza Zarrab

November 27, 2017 | National Security

The case of Reza Zarrab has the potential for a broader impact on shaky U.S.-Turkish relations.

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Research

Power and Corruption in Erdogan’s Turkey: Context and Consequences

November 27, 2017 | National Security

The Bipartisan Policy Center has begun a new series examining the causes and consequences of corruption in Turkey and the impact on U.S. interests in the Middle East and the world.

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Interactive: The Zarrab Network

November 27, 2017 | National Security

The case of Reza Zarrab, has become one of the most important stories in US-Turkish relations. This interactive seeks to explain the complicated structure of Zarrab’s smuggling enterprise.

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Event

Power and Corruption in Erdogan’s Turkey: The Reza Zarrab Case and Beyond

November 27, 2017 | National Security

Understanding what makes Erdogan’s blend of crony capitalism and state sponsored patronage so effective will be crucial to understanding the nature of today’s Turkish regime.

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