On today’s PACTA NERI new podcast episode, the topic “Turkey, internal politics and regional influence” was discussed. In order to do so with quality and plenty of knowledge, today’s guest was Isabel David, a professor from ISCSP, who is also a researcher that focuses mainly on Turkish modern society.
Listen to the episode here.
The following matters were discussed:
- Secularization in Turkish society and the shift of society towards being more progressive.
- The political path of Erdogan and how he has changed during his political career and the motives that led to it.
- Turkey as a force to be reckoned with in the international panorama, mainly amidst the middle eastern Arab countries and the Caucasus nations.
- Political tendencies in middle/long term for Turkey and its current political leadership, including what is their political, economic and societal programme.