Murat Aslan

He graduated from War College on the field of Management in 1991. He assumed varying tasks and appointments in Turkish Armed Forces (TAF). He attended and graduated from Master’s Program (2010) and Ph.D. program (2017) in the International Relations Department of Middle Eastern Technical University. He preferred to be retired in February of 2017 to be involved in academic studies. He is accepted to the position of Assistant Professor in Hasan Kalyoncu University (Gaziantep) after he gave lectures in Başkent and Hasan Kalyoncu Universities. He focused on power, intelligence and propaganda conceptualizations and practices in the fields of defence and security studies. He is currently teaching in Istanbul Sabahattin Zaim University and Researcher in Security Studies Directorate of SETA.
  • This study presents the views of leading experts on NATO’s emergency summit.
  • We asked them to evaluate the existing relationship and at the same time assess Turkey’s future role in the strategic alliance. Lastly, each of the experts also provided several policy recommedations for both parties.
  • On October 31, 2021, during the G20 Summit in Rome, President Erdoğan is going to meet with U.S. President Biden. This will be their second meeting in a couple of months after Biden came to the White House.
  • This analysis has been drafted to handle the Afghan folder first by presenting the general picture in Afghanistan with an eye toward global and regional attitudes, the probable modus operandi of the Taliban and, finally, the basics of Turkish foreign policy regarding Afghanistan, insofar as Turkey may become an essential engaging actor to Afghans.
  • This analysis examines the developments in Libya in order to portray why the risks continue to exist, looks at the agendas of the foreign actors and why they are committed to shaping the political and security landscape in Libya, and discusses why the Turkish military presence is an opportunity for both Libya and its allies. The analysis concludes that Turkey may cooperate with other actors as far as the Libyan public welcomes them, and that the Turkish military presence in Libya is a guarantee for the sustainability of Libyan stability.