Omer Taspinar on Turkey & Trump

Premiere DateApr 24, 2017
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Intro
00:55 Preface
01:35 Omer Taspinar
03:07 Division in Turkey
06:13 Comparing Erdogan & Trump
08:11 Voting Democracy Away
10:05 Rising Nationalism & Addressing the Underclass
13:57 Outro
14:35 No Idea Deep State
17:11 Finish

Omer Taspinar discusses the recent referendum in Turkey, division surrounding President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, similarities to Donald Trump, and the rise of nativism throughout Europe and the world.

Omer Taspinar is a professor at the National War College, adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies, and a nonresidential senior fellow at the Brookings Institute’s Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence. You can follow Omer on Twitter.

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