Kemal Kirişci, TÜSİAD senior fellow in the Foreign Policy program at Brookings and director of the Turkey Project, discusses his new book Turkey and the West: Fault Lines in a Troubled Alliance with the director of the Brookings Institution Press Bill Finan.
Also in this episode, Stephen Hess, senior fellow emeritus in the Governance Studies program, shares an excerpt on the day President Kennedy was assassinated from his forthcoming political memoir.
Thanks to audio producer Gaston Reboredo with assistance from Mark Hoelscher, and to producer Brennan Hoban. Additional support comes from Chris McKenna, Jessica Pavone, Eric Abalahin, Rebecca Viser, and David Nassar.
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Even before the [Reza Zarrab] trial has started, you’ve got really ramped up rhetoric and tension between [Turkey and the United States], and I would expect that’s going to continue and worsen once the trial actually begins. Going forward, this case is going to breed more mistrust.