Ian Masters Background Briefing:

With yesterday’s visit to the White House by Turkey’s president turning surreal when Erdogan pulled out his iPad and insisted on showing Trump and the five Republican senators an anti-Kurdish propaganda video, we analyze why a critic of Erdogan, Lindsey Graham, did a sudden turnaround to promise the autocrat he would block the House bill condemning Turkey for the Armenian genocide. Lisel Hintz, a Professor of International Relations at the Johns Hopkins School of Advance International Studies and author of “Identity Politics Inside Out: National Identity Contestation and Foreign Policy in Turkey” joins us.

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