An Uncertain Ally: Turkey under Erdoğan's Dictatorship

Event Details

An Uncertain Ally: Turkey under Erdoğan's Dictatorship

Time: September 14, 2017 from 6pm to 7:30pm
Location: Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs
Street: 170 E. 64th Street
City/Town: New York
Website or Map: https://www.carnegiecouncil.o…
Event Type: public, affairs
Organized By: Carnegie Council
Latest Activity: Aug 15, 2017

Export to Outlook or iCal (.ics)

Event Description

Under the rule of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Turkey has descended into a dictatorship. It promotes the Islamist agenda, abuses human rights, limits freedom of expression in the press, and wages war against the Kurds. While the country has historically been important geopolitically, it has become an outlier in Europe and an uncertain ally of the United States.

How has Erdoğan polarized Turkish society and created the conditions that led to the coup attempt of July 2016? How dangerous is he to his country, to the region, and internationally?

David Phillips is director of the Program on Peace-building and Rights at Columbia University’s Institute for the Study of Human Rights. He has worked as a foreign affairs expert and senior adviser to the U.S. Department of State during the Clinton, Bush, and Obama administrations.

Eventbrite - David Phillips  - An Uncertain Ally: Turkey under Erdoğan's Dictatorship

Location

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs
Merrill House
170 East 64th Street
New York, NY 10065-7478

(212) 838-4120
(212) 752-2432 - Fax

Map: Click Here

Click here for Live Webcast

Comment Wall

Comment

RSVP for An Uncertain Ally: Turkey under Erdoğan's Dictatorship to add comments!

Join Global Ethics Network

Attending (1)

Carnegie Council

Climate Change and the Power to Act: An Ethical Approach for Practical Progress

We are already living with climate change; and although countries have pledged to limit global warming to 2 °C, success seems highly unlikely. This panel explores how to advance ethical leadership on climate justice globally, nationally, and locally in the years ahead. Topics include the Paris Agreement and commitments going forward, geoengineering governance, the problems in California, and the creative ways the Seychelles are coping.

Greed, Movies, and Capitalism with Ethicist John Paul Rollert

Every capitalist economy struggles with how to come to terms with greed, says John Paul Rollert, an expert on the intellectual history of capitalism. He describes how our perspective has changed from the Christian view of greed as an unalloyed sin, to the 18th century idea that it could bring positive benefits, to the unabashed "Greed is good" ethos in the movie "Wall Street." Where do we stand now? How can we rehabilitate capitalism?

Global Ethics Forum Preview: Plutopia: Nuclear Families in Atomic Cities, with Kate Brown

Next time on Global Ethics Forum, University of Maryland Baltimore County's Professor Kate Brown details the ethical, social, and health costs of nuclear power since World War II. In this excerpt Brown, author of "Plutopia," and journalist Stephanie Sy discuss the little-known Cold War era nuclear production plants in the Soviet Union and Washington State.

SUBSCRIBE TODAY

E&IA Journal

GEO-GOVERNANCE MATTERS

© 2018   Created by Carnegie Council.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service