Author profile: Matthew Goldman

Matthew Goldman (PhD, University of Washington-Seattle) is a researcher and Middle East scholar based in Brussels and a member of the Swedish Research Institute-Istanbul. He has taught at George Washington University, New York University DC, the University of Washington, the Swedish Research Institute-Istanbul, and Boğaziçi University, Istanbul. His current research examines the impact of conspiracy theories on international relations, with a focus on Turkey.

Review – Erdoğan’s Empire: Turkey and the Politics of the Middle East

Matthew Goldman • Jan 31 2021 • Features

An insightful account of the rise and fall of Turkey’s efforts to become a ‘stand-alone power’ under President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, ideal for a policy audience.

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