Miller Center

American Forum - The Upcoming National Election in Turkey: National, Regional, and International Implications

Henry P. Williams, III
April 4, 2011
11:00AM - 12:00PM (EDT)

Henry P. Williams
Henry P. Williams

HENRY P. WILLIAMS, III who opened Turkey’s first investment bank and has published articles on Ottoman and Turkish legal reform, will discuss the upcoming election through the prism of Turkey's growing importance in the Middle East. What bearing will the outcome of this election have on Turkey's domestic and foreign policy? What are the implications for domestic issues, such as constitutional reform, freedom of the press, human rights, and the Kurdish problem? Critical changes are underway in the Middle East, and Turkey figures prominently in these developments.

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