Henri Barkey

Lehigh University / Wilson Center

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Henri Barkey is Bernard L. and Bertha F. Cohen Professor in the Department of International Relations at Lehigh University and Director of the Middle East Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. 

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Turkey’s currency, the lira, keeps dropping. There are worries that other emerging economies could be hurt too. Turkey does have internal economic problems, including inflation.

Why does Turkey's currency seem to be in freefall?

Turkey’s currency, the lira, keeps dropping. There are worries that other emerging economies could be hurt too. Turkey does have internal economic problems, including inflation.

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When a  lone gunman assassinated Russia's ambassador  to Turkey in a shocking public display at an Ankara photo exhibit yesterday, the international consequences were immediate.

Berlin, Ankara and the international political consequences

When a lone gunman assassinated Russia's ambassador to Turkey in a shocking public display at an Ankara photo exhibit yesterday, the international consequences were immediate.

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Turkey is a NATO partner and a key American ally in the Middle East. At one point President Obama even saw President Erdogan as a role model for Muslim leaders. Not anymore.

The uneasy alliance between Turkey and the US

Turkey is a NATO partner and a key American ally in the Middle East. At one point President Obama even saw President Erdogan as a role model for Muslim leaders. Not anymore.

from To the Point

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