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Latest update : 2013-06-04

Turkey erupts: Taksim Square, the next Tahrir? (part 2)

It's more than just the bulldozing of one of the rare public parks in central Istanbul that's sparked an unprecedented wave of defiance against Turkey's prime minister of ten years. François Picard's panel reflects on Reçep Tayep Erdogan's next move.

  • Benjamin BRUCE, French political science institute Sciences Po Paris;
  • Evren KÜÇÜKKAYA, Observatory of the Black, Gulf and Mediterranean Seas (OBGMS);
  • Dorothée SCHMID, Director of the Contemporary Turkey program, French Institute of International Relations (IFRI);
  • Suat KINIKLIOĞLU, Director, Center for Strategic Communication (Stratim), Former Member of the Turkish Parliament (AKP) (from Istanbul).

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Produced by Christopher Davis, Claire Brown, Anelise Borges.

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2017-02-27 France

Do Scandals Matter? Fillon, Le Pen cry 'witch-hunt" over corruption probes (part 1)

When the French start picking a president in less than two months, there could be not one but two major party candidates under formal investigation. But as we've seen in the...

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2017-02-27 elections

Do Scandals Matter? Fillon, Le Pen cry 'witch-hunt" over corruption probes (part 2)

When the French start picking a president in less than two months, there could be not one but two major party candidates under formal investigation. But as we've seen in the...

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2017-02-23 USA

Borderline Politics: US-Mexico relations hit a wall (part 1)

Mexico is the first big foreign assignment for an untested US Secretary of State. And just to raise the stakes for Rex Tillerson and head of homeland security John Kelly, the...

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2017-02-23 Donald Trump

Borderline Politics: US-Mexico relations hit a wall (part 2)

Mexico is the first big foreign assignment for an untested US Secretary of State. And just to raise the stakes for Rex Tillerson and head of homeland security John Kelly, the...

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2017-02-22 Emmanuel Macron

France's Topsy-Turvy Election: Uncertain outcome as insurgents blow away old guard (part 1)

The first round of France's presidential election is two months away but already, it's fair to say that politics here has been turned on its head. The only near-certainty is...

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