Turkey's Role In Syrian Conflict Tuesday, September 8, 2015 | Sacramento, CA Listen / download audio Update RequiredTo play audio, update browser or Flash plugin. Turkey's Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu arrives for a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in Ankara, Turkey, Friday, Sept. 12, 2014. Burhan Ozbilici / AP Professor Michael Gunter is a political scientist studying the Middle East, and he’s coming to the McGeorge School of Law’s Distinguished Speaker Series. He’ll present his latest on "The Kurds, ISIS, and the United States." We’ll speak with him about the latest developments with ISIS and his work as the Secretary-General of the EU Turkey Civic Commission (EUTCC) headquartered in Brussels and his most recent book is "Out of Nowhere: The Kurds of Syria in Peace and War."