Washington, D.C. - A panel discussion focusing on Turkey's Military Industrial Complex will take place virtually on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 from 11 am to 12:30 pm EDT, hosted by the Program on Peace-building & Human Rights at Columbia University's Institute for the Study of Human Rights, in partnership with the Turkish Democracy Project The event, which highlights the dangerous growth of Turkey's drone program, which caused devastation and human rights abuses during the war on Artsakh last Fall, features invited guest speakers Senator James Lankford (R-OK) and Congressman Gus Bilirakis (R-FL). Panelists include Aya Burweila, Founder and Director of Code on the Road and a BBC Expert Woman in Terrorism and Radicalization; Michael Rubin, Senior Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute; and David L. Phillips, Director of the Program on Peace-building and Human Rights at Columbia University's Institute for the Study of Human Rights. Norman Roule, Member of the Advisory Council at the Turkish Democracy Project, will serve as moderator. To register for the event please click here.
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