Turkey and Russia in the Middle East, Kurds/ Kurdish Regions, Turkey and the Gulf States
Since 04/ 2021 CATS Fellow at SWP, Berlin
04/2019 - 03/2020 IPC-Stiftung Mercator Fellow at CATS, SWP, Berlin
Since 2019 PhD student at the Department of History, University of Oxford
Since 2019 Senior Associate Fellow, Al Sharq Forum, Istanbul
2019 Fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences (IWM) in Vienna
Since 2018 Non-Resident Fellow at the Brookings Institution, Doha Center
2015- 2019 Research Director, Al Sharq Forum, Istanbul
2011 - 2014 Policy Analyst at the SETA Foundation in Ankara
The Ukraine Crisis and Beyond
As Ankara pursues possibilities to retain a presence at Kabul airport, Galip Dalay discusses the implications for Turkey’s relations with Washington – and the risks involved.
Syria, Libya, and Nagorno-Karabakh
Turkey received delivery of its first S-400 battery from Russia in July, to the chagrin of its NATO partners. Turkish-Western relations are in flux. Galip Dalay asks: Is Turkey really turning away from the West? What factors strengthen relations with Russia?
In a sense, what we are observing is a temporary freezing of regional conflicts, rather than the successful outcome of genuine efforts to resolve them.
[The New Era of the Middle East]
The March 5 agreement will likely follow the fate of all previous Idlib deals and fall apart soon.
Ahead of Putin-Erdogan meeting this week, Ankara has no good options in Idlib, only bad ones