Turkish journalist Amberin Zaman is currently a Public Policy Fellow with the Wilson Center’s Middle East and Global Europe Programs. She has been covering Turkey, the Kurds, and regional conflicts for a number of news outlets including The Economist and The Washington Post. She shares her thoughts and insights on a range related of issues in this edition of  Wilson Center NOW.


Amberin Zaman covered Turkey and regional conflicts in Iraq, Syria and Azerbaijan for The Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, The Voice of America and The Daily Telegraph before becoming The Economist's Turkey correspondent (1999-2015). She is currently a columnist for the independent online Turkish news portal, Diken, and for Al Monitor Pulse of The Middle East. You can follow her  on Twitter @amberinzaman.

John Milewski is the executive producer and managing editor of Wilson Center NOW and also serves as director of Wilson Center ON DEMAND digital programming. Previously he served as host and producer of Dialogue at the Wilson Center and Close Up on C-SPAN. He also teaches a course on politics and media for Penn State’s Washington Program.