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Analysis & Commentary - Merve Tahiroglu

Merve Tahiroglu's Latest Broadcasts

1st July 2018 – Foreign Podicy

Podcast: Turkey’s Election, Erdogan’s Counterrevolution

Clifford D. May, Eric S. Edelman, Aykan Erdemir, Merve Tahiroglu

Not so long ago, Turkey appeared to be the model: a Muslim-majority nation that was becoming free, democratic and prosperous; a NATO ally; a friend of America and Europe. more...

25th June 2018 – WINA

The Schilling Show

Merve Tahiroglu

FDD's Merve Tahiroglu joins the Schilling Show to analyze Erdogan’s first term, the Turkish election process, and results more...

9th February 2018 – C-SPAN

C-SPAN

Merve Tahiroglu, Jonathan Schanzer

C-SPAN covered FDD's event, the Syrian Impasse: America Between Turkey and the Kurds, moderated by Merve Tahiroglu. more...

19th January 2018 – VOA Persia

VOA Persia

Aykan Erdemir, Merve Tahiroglu, Mark Dubowitz, Jonathan Schanzer

FDD's Mark Dubowitz, Jonathan Schanzer, Aykan Erdemir and Merve Tahiroglu discuss the greatest sanctions evasion scheme in recent history on VOA Persia. more...

17th January 2018 – Foreign Podicy

Podcast: Busted! Iran, Turkey and the Largest Sanctions-Evasion Scheme in Modern History

Clifford D. May, Jonathan Schanzer, Aykan Erdemir, Merve Tahiroglu

It was likely the largest sanctions-evasion scheme in modern history, involving top state officials from both Ankara and Tehran. more...

4th June 2017 – Radio Free Europe

Majlis Podcast

Aykan Erdemir, Merve Tahiroglu

FDD senior fellow Aykan Erdemir, and research associate Merve Tahiroglu, discuss the state of Central Asians who join extremist groups in Iraq and Syria. more...

31st March 2017 – Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Jonathan Schanzer, Merve Tahiroglu

FDD's VP for Research Jonathan Schanzer and Turkey analyst Merve Tahiroglu discuss Trump's policy for Turkey. more...

18th July 2016 – WINA

The Schilling Show

Merve Tahiroglu

Merve Tahiroglu, research associate from the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies, joins the show to discusses all that is going on in Turkey, and specifically what happened over the past weekend more...

29th June 2016 – WINA

The Schilling Show

Merve Tahiroglu

FDD research analyst Merve Tahiroglu joins the show to discuss the airport attack in Istanbul and the effects it is already having on the country. more...

28th June 2016 – Sirius XM Canada

The Arlene Bynon Show

Merve Tahiroglu

FDD research analyst Merve Tahiroglu discusses the attack on Ataturk Airport, the role of ISIS, and Turkey's exposure to various militant groups. more...

24th February 2016 – CBC Radio

The Current with Anna Tremonti

Merve Tahiroglu

FDD research associate Merve Tahiroglu joins a panel to discuss the actions of the major players in Syria and their end goal. more...

7th February 2016 – Foreign Affaris

The Arab Spring Five Years On: Update On Tunisia, Egypt, and Turkey

Merve Tahiroglu

FDD research analyst Merve Tahiroglu comments on the government of Turkey's regional ambitions. more...

10th November 2015 – Rudaw

Inside America with Namo Abdulla

Merve Tahiroglu

FDD research analyst Merve Tahiroglu comments on the impact of Turkey's elections. more...

5th August 2015 – Rudaw

Inside America

Merve Tahiroglu

Turkey has finally joined the US-led coalition to fight against the Islamic State, or ISIS, but implications of this purportedly game-changing development are under hot discussion from Washington to Ankara and Erbil. more...

25th July 2015 – CCTV

CCTV America

Merve Tahiroglu

FDD Research Associate Merve Tahiroglu comments on the Incirlik air base and the conflict in Syria. more...

3rd December 2014 – Rudaw

Inside America

Merve Tahiroglu

FDD Research Associate Merve Tahiroglu participates in a panel, discussing the role Turkey plays in Iraq's oil disputes. more...

16th October 2014 – Rudaw

Inside America

Merve Tahiroglu

FDD Research Associate Merve Tahiroglu participates in a panel on Turkey-US relations. more...

23rd July 2014 – Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Merve Tahiroglu

FDD Research Associate Merve Tahiroglu on Turkey's interests in Gaza. more...