Ismail Numan Telci received his undergraduate degree from the Faculty of Political Science at Istanbul University in 2006 and completed his master's degree in European Studies at Hochschule Bremen, Germany in 2008. He received his PhD degree in International Relations from Sakarya University for his dissertation on "The Role of Domestic and External Actors in the Egyptian Revolution and Counter-Revolution: 2011-2015". He was a visiting researcher at Cairo University from November 2012 to August 2013. His book "Dictionary of the Egyptian Revolution" was published in 2013. Currently, Ismail Numan Telci is the Deputy Director of the Middle East Institute (ORMER) and an Assistant Professor at the Department of International Relations at Sakarya University. He also works as a researcher at the Foreign Policy Department at SETA Foundation. His research focuses on Egyptian politics, Arab revolutions and politics in the Gulf region. Ismail Numan Telci was a visiting researcher at the Center for Civilizations and Dialogue of Cultures at Cairo University from November 2012 to August 2013. He is the author of Dictionary of the Egyptian Revolution and editor of Turkish Journal of Middle Eastern Studies. Telci is the managing editor of www.misirbulteni.com, a news webpage focusing on the recent developments in Egypt.
The analysis examines who Khashoggi was, why he became a target, the developments that have taken place since his murder, and the repercussions and impact of the incident on regional and international politics.
At this point, public opinion in the country is that the Sissi regime must change. It is also raising pressure on Cairo that Western actors, especially the U.S., have signaled that Sissi is dragging the country into greater chaos.