Foreign Affairs – February 7, 2013

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Foreign Affairs – February 7, 2013

Foreign Affairs

Senators hear from two academics on economic and political developments in Turkey, and the implications for Canadian interests.

Ahmet T. Kuru, associate professor of political science at San Diego State University and visiting fellow at the Brookings Doha Centre, discusses the impact that recent events in the Middle East have on Turkey.

Howard Eissenstat, assistant professor of Middle Eastern history at St. Lawrence University, focuses his remarks on the issue of human rights in the country.