Best of Frenemies: Turkey, Britain and Israel – Simon Waldman



Time: 7:30 pm start
Location: 10a Canfield Gardens, London NW6 3JS

Meretz UK invites you to hear Dr Simon Waldman speaking about

Best of Frenemies: Turkey’s Relations with Britain and Israel

• Thursday, 26 July, starting 7.30 pm
10a Canfield Gardens, London NW6 3JS – note, not JW3 or Hashomer House

Waldman will explore the impact of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s enhanced presidency and recent re-election on Ankara’s foreign policy. He is a Visiting Fellow in Middle Eastern Studies, King’s College London, and Mercator-IPC Fellow at the Istanbul Policy Centre.Turkey discontents

His excellent analysis of Turkey’s past, present and future appeared in Haaretz. Other Waldman articles for Haaretz can be found here. Waldman recently co-authored a book with Emre ÇalışkanThe New Turkey and its Discontents (OUP), which has received extensive praise. In addition Waldman released in 2015 this book: Anglo-American Diplomacy and the Palestinian Refugee Problem, 1948-51.

We are greatly honoured that Simon will be joining us while on a stop-over from Turkey and appreciate his willingness to answer all questions!

  • Contributions of £5; refreshments served
  • Pay at the door or book via
  • Meeting supported by Hashomer Hatzair Trust