The Turkish Perspective: Should Turkey Be Admitted to the European Union? (Enhanced DVD)
Turkey is a country rooted in an intricate and often complex history, from the Crusades to the legacy of Atatürk, and even today many European nations have reservations about admitting this largely Muslim country into the European Union. This engaging 42 minute program takes a close look Turkey's role on the world stage over the centuries as a variety of perspectives are explored. Develop a deeper understanding of the mechanisms that continue to drive Europe's suspicions of this nation in the face of today's radical Islamic movements. Featuring commentary from Jean-François Perouse of the Institute for Anatolian Studies, Armenian representative Luiz Bakar, journalist Tuncay Akgün and MEP Daniel Cohn-Bendit, viewers are invited to gain new Insights on this country in transition.