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Pence Meets Erdogan to Negotiate Ceasefire: What is Possible Now?

October 17, 2019

Episode Notes:

A delegation headed by Vice President Pence and Secretary of State Pompeo has arrived in Turkey to press Turkish President Erdogan to negotiate a ceasefire to end the bloody incursion into Syria.

Aykan Erdemir, Senior Fellow at Foundation for Defense of Democracies and former member of the Turkish Parliament, joins the WarCast to discuss the latest developments, Pence's visit, and the differing goals among stakeholders at the border.

[ 0:52 ] Latest developments
[ 3:35 ] What is possible with Pence's visit
[ 6:38 ] Erdogan's miscalculation of costs
[ 9:16 ] Reconciling territorial aims among stakeholders

Follow Aykan on Twitter: @aykan_erdemir

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