Earthquake in Turkey, N1TV Croatia

I commented in the news program on the Croatian channel N1 on the earthquake, which occured on 6 February 2023 in 10 provinces from Antakya to Diyarbakir. Full interview of roughly 12 minutes:

Book chapter in Handbook of Regional Conflict Resolution Initiatives in the Global South

In the handbook, edited by Jerónimo Delgado-Caicedo, I wrote the chapter: “Turkey, From successful mediator to partisan actor – back to successful mediator?” The book was published in July 2022. Delgado-Caicedo, J. (Ed.). (2022). Handbook of Regional Conflict Resolution Initiatives in the Global South (1st ed.). Routledge. There is a 20% discount available to purchase the book (valid from mid-August onwards)

Webinar: “Turkey and the Global South”

I will moderate an Eliamep-Webinar on 13 July 2021 on Turkey’s foreign policy towards the Global South. The Turkey Programmeof theHellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP)is organizingan online roundtable discussionon: Turkey’s foreign policy has been diversifying since the 1990s with openings to all corners of the world. In this webinar, we want to discuss this foreign policy activismin the global South, its motivations, developments, challenges, success and failure Read More …

18 Nov. Webinar – Turkish-French Relations

Online public discussion: “French-Turkish Relations: Strategic Tensions – Escalation on Islam: What Next?” You can watch the webinar in full length on Eliamep’s youtube channel: Speakers: Samim Akgönül, Professor, Strasbourg University; Researcher, French National Center for Scientific Research, (CNRS) Zana Çıtak, Associate Professor, Department of International Relations, Middle East Technical University, Ankara Güney Yıldız, IPC-Stiftung Mercator Fellow at German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP); Journalist (BBC) Chair: Ekrem Eddy Güzeldere, Non-Resident Read More …

25 June, Turkey elections, i24news

Some comments on the elections in Turkey on i24news the day after the elections. More powers to the president, but also many question marks concerning how that will work in practice. In the video starting at about 3:50 minutes. Clip of the program:

23 May 2018, Israel-Turkey and genocide recognition, i24news

I participated in the evening news program on i24news, commenting on Israel’s possible recognition of the Armenian genocide in the coming weeks. What does that mean for the bilateral Israel-Turkey relations, economic relations and which reactions will Turkey show? Online there is no free content, it is only watchable through membership, the homepage is

17 May 2018, Turkey-Israel tensions, i24news

Short, even very short interview with i24news about the Turkey-Israel tensions and the OIC extraordinary summit in Istanbul on 18 May 2018. The short clip was posted to the twitter account of i24: How will #Israel's rift with #Turkey be discussed in the @OIC_OCI in Istanbul tomorrow? Turkey-based journalist @ee_guzeldere tells @JeffSmithi24: — i24NEWS English (@i24NEWS_EN) May 17, 2018