'USA Today' Quotes History Prof. on U.S.-Turkey Crisis
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history and Turkish affairs expert, was quoted in USA Today over the mounting U.S.-Turkey political crisis surrounding a jailed American pastor.
"The crisis we have right now is louder than it needed to be, and it was preventable on both sides," Eissenstat told the newspaper.
The news article featuring Eissenstat's quote ran in more than 80 news outlets across the country and reached an estimated 40 million potential readers.
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.