In our final episode of the year, Bobby Ghosh, Steven Erlanger, and Carla Anne Robbins join Council President Ivo Daalder to talk about the foreign policy stories you might have missed this week: Turkey’s economic crisis, trouble with the Iran talks, and how Europe is negotiating threats from Russia on Ukraine. Then, they reflect on 2021 and the stories that offered hope for today and the future.
As a critical NATO ally and strategically located partner, Turkey's assertive foreign policy strategy has global implications.
Steven A. Cook of the Council on Foreign Relations and Mustafa Akyol of the Cato Institute join the Deep Dish podcast this week to explain crucial developments in Turkey.
A joint Council and IranPoll survey shows that although Iranian and American public support for the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action has waned over time, there is still sizable backing for it in both countries.
Is the threat of a NATO expansion the core issue driving Putin’s aggression towards Ukraine, or are his concerns about legacy to blame?