Protests Put Turkey's Prime Minister on the Defense

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Whatever President Obama decides to do in Syria, one crucial ally is Turkey, where the US-backed leadership is struggling with an unprecedented popular uprising. After two weeks of unprecedented unrest met with harsh police action, Turkey's Prime Minister Erdogan appears to be trying to restore calm. We hear the latest from Istanbul and look at Turkey's crucial role as the US gets more involved in the crisis in Syria.

Credits

Guests:
James Jeffrey - Washington Institute - @washinstitute, Tulin Daloglu - Halimiz.com - @TulinDaloglu, Berk Karadeniz - Hacettepe University - @IchiMoniNoKame, Soli Ozel - Kadir Has University - @soliozel2

Host:
Warren Olney