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History Prof. Quoted in NBC, Vox on Turkey Detentions

Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history and Turkish affairs expert, was quoted in Vox news on Turkey's detention of an American pastor, which has impassioned many evangelical Christians.

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Eissenstat was also quoted by NBC News as saying "evangelicals in the U.S. have been good at mobilizing to support Brunson’s case," while the wife of NASA scientist jailed in Turkey has been 'frustrated' by the White House administration's focus on pastor's case

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Eissentat has also been featured in The Huffington Global regarding strains between the United States and Turkey over NATO and Al-Monitor regarding the dentention and trial of the American pastor.

Eissenstat is a notable source on issues regarding Turkey, its president and relations to the United States, and is widely quoted in national and international media. He also currently serves as a nonresident senior nonresident fellow with the Project on Middle East Democracy think tank, or POMED.

Update Aug. 3: After the Trump administration threatened to impose sanctions on Turkey, Eissenstat was interviewed by the Voice of America (VOA), Vox, and Al-Monitor.