Osman Kavala, Turkey's judiciary, and the militarization of Turkish foreign policy


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Ayla Jean Yackley, an Istanbul based journalist covering Turkey, joins The Greek Current to discuss two important stories. We examine the troubling move by Turkey’s judiciary to bring new indictments against Turkish philanthropist Osman Kavala and US Professor Henri Barkey, and look at the militarization of Turkey’s foreign policy.

Ayla Jean Yackley’s work has featured in Al-Monitor, The Financial Times, The Economist, the New Yorker, and Politico.

Read Ayla Jean Yackley's latest articles here:

New Turkish indictment prolongs ‘torture’ for philanthropist Kavala’s family

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