'USA Today' Quotes History Prof. on U.S.-Turkey Crisis | St. Lawrence University

'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.

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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.