Great Decisions in Foreign Policy

Turkey: A Partner in Crisis

Once seen as a model of democracy, Turkey may be slipping toward autocracy. Critics charge that President Recip Tayyip Erdogan used a failed coup d'état in 2016 as a means of consolidating power - power he says is necessary to secure the state. Great Decisions producers traveled to Turkey to examine the relationship with this key U.S. ally.

Saturday, March 31 at 1:30 am on 12.1

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This award-winning series recommended by the New York Times frames the most important foreign policy questions of the year ahead. Each episode provides background context, contemporary analysis and policy options.