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 Hasan Kalyoncu University and Researcher in Security Studies Directorate of SETA.
This work aims to provide a timely and accessible assessment of the challenges awaiting Turkey in 2019. Hence, SETA Security Radar: Turkey’s Security Landscape in 2019 pertains to the following topics: Turkey’s role in Syria, Turkey’s counterterrorism strategy, Turkey’s military activism, the Turkish defense agenda, Turkey and the Eastern Mediterranean, and Turkey’s bilateral relations with the United States and Russia.