Authoritarianism and strong men in power: Interview with Gilbert Achcar
Gilbert Achcar, Professor of Development Studies and International Relations, at SOAS, University of London, speaks to Medyascope.Tv‘s Işın Eliçin on Donald Trump’s election, on the global rise of far-right, on the latest developments in Turkey and its aspirations to become a big brother for the region and its people, on Kurds, on Syria & Egypt and on the prospects for a brighter future for the region. This interview also aims to serve as an introduction to his latest book, “Morbid Symptoms: Relapse In the Arab Uprising”
Important headlines from the interview:
I think Trump will be no friends of the Kurds. I expect him to stop the involvement of US troops with YPG.