Subcommittee Hearing: Turkey at a Crossroads: What do the Gezi Park Protests Mean for Democracy in the Region?

Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats | 2172 House Rayburn Office Building Washington, DC 20515 | Jun 26, 2013 2:00pm

Opening Statements

Rep. William Keating, Ranking Member
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Witnesses

Hillel Fradkin, Ph.D.
Director
Center on Islam, Democracy and the Future of the Muslim World
Hudson Institute
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Soner Cagaptay, Ph.D.
Beyer Family Fellow
Director, Turkish Research Program
The Washington Institute for Near East Policy
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Mr. Kadri Gursel
Contributing Writer to Al-Monitor
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The Honorable James F. Jeffrey
Philip Solondz Distinguished Visiting Fellow
The Washington Institute for Near East Policy
(Former American Ambassador to Turkey)
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Kadir Ustun, Ph.D.
Research Director
Foundation for Political, Economic, and Social Research (SETA)
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Hearing transcript (PDF)