How Erdogan Consolidates Power: the Weaponization of Turkish Media and the Scapegoating of Minorities

Watch his speaker playlist here About the speaker Dr. Aykan Erdemir is a Senior Fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies. He is a former member of the Turkish Parliament (2011-2015) who served in the EU-Turkey Joint Parliamentary Committee, … Continue reading



Ahmet Yayla

Watch his speaker playlist here About the speaker Ahmet S. Yayla, Ph.D. is co-author of the book, ISIS Defectors: Inside Stories of the Terrorist Caliphate. He is the former Deputy Director of the International Center for the Study of Violent … Continue reading



Turkey, the Coup, and ISIS

Watch his speaker playlist here About the speaker Ahmet S. Yayla, Ph.D. is co-author of the book, ISIS Defectors: Inside Stories of the Terrorist Caliphate. He is former Deputy Director of the International Center for the Study of Violent Extremism … Continue reading



Turkey Returns to Jihad: Gülen & the Gülen Movement

Watch her speaker playlist About the speaker Clare M. Lopez, Vice President for Research and Analysis at the Center for Security Policy, is the co-author of the recently published book Gülen and the Gülenist Movement: Turkey’s Islamic Supremacist Cult and … Continue reading