In this week’s editors’ discussion on Trend Lines, WPR’s Judah Grunstein and Frederick Deknatel talk about Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s visit to the White House, and Donald Trump’s “worst of both worlds” approach to Turkey. They also discuss the fall of Bolivian President Evo Morales and why the events there are too complicated to easily categorize as either a coup or a revolution.
If you like what you hear on Trend Lines and what you’ve read on WPR, you can sign up for our free newsletter to get our uncompromising analysis delivered straight to your inbox. The newsletter offers a free preview article every day of the week, plus three more complimentary articles in our weekly roundup every Friday. Sign up here. Then subscribe.
Subscribe: iTunes | RSS | Spotify
Relevant Articles on WPR:
Trump’s Syria Exit Destroyed the Slim Chances of Brokering an End to the War
However the S-400 Standoff Ends, U.S.-Turkey Ties May Only Get Worse
Will Evo Morales Pay a Price for the Delayed Response to Bolivia’s Wildfires?
The Dirty Business Behind Bolivia’s Clean Energy Plans
What the Impeachment Inquiry Means for the U.S. Relationship With Ukraine
Death by Spyware: How Surveillance Tech Is Helping Governments Stifle Dissent
Trend Lines is produced and edited by Peter Dörrie, a freelance journalist and analyst focusing on security and resource politics in Africa. You can follow him on Twitter at @peterdoerrie.
To send feedback or questions, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.