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Guerrilla History

Nov 20, 2020

In this episode of Guerrilla History, we are joined by Halil Karaveli to talk about Why Turkey Is Authoritarian. Halil M. Karaveli is a Senior Fellow with the Turkey Center of the Central Asia-Caucasus Institute & Silk Road Studies Program Joint Center and editor of its publication The Turkey Analyst.  His book Why Turkey Is Authoritarian:  From Atatürk to Erdoğan is available from Pluto Books.

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Guerrilla History is the podcast that acts as a reconnaissance report of global proletarian history, and aims to use the lessons of history to analyze the present.  If you have any questions or guest/topic suggestions, email them to us at

Your hosts are immunobiologist Henry Hakamaki, Professor Adnan Husain, historian and Director of the School of Religion at Queens University, and Revolutionary Left Radio's Breht O'Shea.


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To follow the hosts, Henry can be found on twitter @huck1995, and also has a patreon to help support himself through the pandemic where he breaks down science and public health research and news at  Adnan can be followed on twitter @adnanahusain, and also runs The Majlis Podcast, which can be found at, and the Muslim Societies-Global Perspectives group at Queens University,   Breht is the host of Revolutionary Left Radio, which can be followed on twitter @RevLeftRadio and on Libsyn at, and cohost of The Red Menace Podcast, which can be followed on twitter @Red_Menace_Pod and on Libsyn  You can support those two podcasts by visiting by going to patreon and donating to RevLeft Radio and The Red Menace.  


Thanks to Ryan Hakamaki, who designed and created the podcast's artwork, and Kevin MacLeod, who creates royalty-free music.