Assassination in Ankara
Russia, Turkey—and the United States?

The murder investigation may well bring Turkey and Russia together, mounting a united front against the U.S. in demanding justice for Ambassador Karlov’s killers.

Published on: December 19, 2016
Sean McMeekin, a Professor of History at Bard College, is the author of The Ottoman Endgame. War, Revolution, and the Making of the Modern Middle East (Penguin, 2015) , and and The Russian Revolution. A New History, forthcoming from Basic Books in spring 2017.
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