instituDE Podcast
instituDE Podcast
Sep 16, 2020
5. AUDIO ARTICLE | Turkish Foreign Policy in the Shadow of Massive Purges and a Eurasianist Turn
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İmdat Öner discusses the results of the massive purge that took place in the Turkish Foreign Service in the wake of the 15 July 2016 coup attempt as well as a Eurasianist turn that accompanies it, and explains how that amounts to a critical shift in the Ministry's traditional code of conduct and role vis-à-vis the foreign policy making of the country.

İmdat Öner is a former Turkish diplomat and an instituDE Board Member. He is currently a Senior Policy Analyst at Jack D. Gordon Public Policy Institute of Florida International University (FIU), where he is also pursuing a combined MA/PhD program in Latin American and Caribbean Studies (MA) and International Relations (PhD).
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Narrated by: C. Tahir Şanlı
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