Assessing Turkey's Fault Lines With Europe and the Kurds

Tuesday, March 30, 2021
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Ian O. Lesser

Vice President, Foreign Policy and Executive Director, Transatlantic Center, German Marshall Fund of the United States

Merve Tahiroğlu

Turkey Program Coordinator at the Project on Middle East Democracy (POMED)


Adjunct Senior Fellow for Middle East Studies, Council on Foreign Relations

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