In this week’s editors’ discussion on Trend Lines, WPR’s Judah Grunstein and Frederick Deknatel talk about Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s White House visit and Donald Trump’s approach to Turkey. They also discuss the fall of Bolivia’s Evo Morales and why it’s hard to categorize as either a coup or a revolution.
Scores of people died in Ethiopia in late October after anti-government demonstrations descended into communal violence in the capital, Addis Ababa, and other parts of the Oromia region. For this week’s interview on Trend Lines, Elliot Waldman discusses the situation in Ethiopia with Terrence Lyons.
In this week’s editors’ discussion, WPR’s Judah Grunstein and Frederick Deknatel talk about Iraq’s protests and what makes them different than those seen in previous years. They also discuss Emmanuel Macron’s visit to China and why the EU has trouble maintaining a united front in dealing with Beijing.