History Prof. Interviewed on CTV over Missing Journalist; Quoted
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history and Turkish affairs expert, was interviewed on Oct. 14 on CTV News, regarding the disappearance of U.S. journalist and Saudi national Jamal Khashoggi, who went missing in Turkey.
UPDATE, Oct. 20, 2018: Eissenstat was interviewed a second time on Oct. 20 on CTV, regarding the death of Khashoggi and the Turkish-Saudi rival regional relationship.
Eissenstat was also recently quoted by Vox news on Turkey's release of an American pastor, who was in Turkish custody for two years.
“The case against Brunson, like tens of thousands of other political prosecutions in Turkey, was farcical from the beginning, comprised of guilt-by-association, fabricated evidence, and secret witness testimony,” Eissenstat told Vox.
UPDATE, Oct. 29, 2018: Eissentat was quoted by VOA following the release of Andrew Brunson.
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.