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Latest update : 2013-08-06

Turkey: Dangerously blurring the lines of power (Part 2)

As the former head of the military is sentenced to life in prison after Mark Owen and his panel discuss whether Turkey is becoming a true democracy or if it is on the verge of becoming an Islamic republic.

  • Jasper MORTIMER, France 24 Correspondent
  • Dorothée SCHMID, Researcher and Director of the Contemporary Turkey program, IFRI
  • Arnaud CASTAIGNET, Communications Consultant, Member of the board of directors of Youth Diplomacy
  • Abdullah BOSKURT, Ankara Bureau Chief and Columnist
  • Henri BARKEY, Professor of International relations, Lehigh University
  • Tolga BAG, International Political Economy student at King's College London

    Watch Part 1

    Programme prepared and produced by David Boratav, Dheepthi Namasivayam, Mary Colombel and Christopher Davis.



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