Turkey’s President Erdoğan is entering his third decade in power after winning a tightly contested run-off election. Hürcan Aslı Aksoy and Salim Çevik discuss how he managed to secure a third term, why the opposition failed to unseat the president and what the election results mean for Ankara’s relations with NATO allies, the EU and Germany.
SWP Podcast 2023/eP 02, 02.06.2023
On May 14, Turkish voters head to the polls. President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is running for reelection. Six opposition parties have united to compete against him. Hürcan Aslı Aksoy and Salim Çevik are taking a look at the candidates, the prospect of political change and how the results could impact relations between Turkey and the EU. Host: Esme Nicholson.
SWP Podcast 2023/eP 01, 25.04.2023
In this podcast episode by the international Panel on the Regulation of Autonomous Weapons (iPRAW), we look at some of the sticking points to consider when machines are given the power to decide over life and death. We head to Geneva to examine the process of regulating so-called “killer robots” and what various countries think should be done about them.
SWP Podcast 2022/eP 02, 02.06.2022
The Turkish currency has been in freefall, prices in Turkey are going through the roof — with valuations fluctuating dramatically. This is not just an economic problem, but a major political and geopolitical one, too. Kadri Tastan and Wolfango Piccoli are discussing the economic and political impact. Host: William Glucroft
SWP Podcast 2022/eP 01, 19.01.2022
The Franco-German relationship is more important than ever in order to deal with international crises and to develop a common European foreign and security policy. With elections coming up, William Glucroft discusses the strategic outlook with Ronja Kempin and Paul Maurice.
SWP Podcast 2021/eP 09, 01.09.2021
Drugs, art, humans, gold – organized criminal networks smuggle illegal products into legal supply chains to then sell them on the European market. Roman Kern and Anne Kathrin Thüringer speak with experts of an international SWP project that takes a closer look at some of these illicit supply chains.
SWP Podcast 2021/eP 08, 15.07.2021
Scotland could once again seek to move towards independence and EU membership. Esme Nicholson discusses resulting challenges for Scotland, Westminster and the EU with Kirsty Hughes (Scottish Centre on European Relations), Nicolai von Ondarza (SWP), and Jess Sargeant (Institute for Government).
SWP Podcast 2021/eP 07, 12.05.2021
Turkish foreign policy has changed considerably in recent years and has become increasingly aggressive. Esme Nicholson talks with Sinem Adar and Hürcan Aslı Aksoy on how domestic political dynamics shape Ankara’s foreign relations with Europe.
SWP Podcast 2021/eP 06, 29.04.2021
Following the European Council meeting last week which suggests a dual approach for Turkey-EU relations, William Noah Glucroft talks to Günter Seufert and Ilke Toygür about the most important issues that are confronting the EU-Turkey relations with a special focus on the next steps.
SWP Podcast 2021/eP 05, 01.04.2021
In Libya, a new unity government is meant to overcome the country’s deep divisions and pave the way for general elections. Elham Saudi (Director of Lawyers for Justice in Libya), and Wolfram Lacher (SWP), discuss the challenges to this process and genuine reconciliation. Host: William Noah Glucroft.
SWP Podcast 2021/eP 04, 25.03.2021