Suat Kınıklıoğlu

Suat Kınıklıoğlu

Research Division: Turkey/CATS
CATS Fellow

2018-2019 Academic Visitor at the University of Oxford, St Antony’s College Middle East Center, United Kingdom

2016-2018 Senior Fellow, Institute for Security and Development Policy, Stockholm, Sweden

2015 Resident Fellow, University of Chicago Institute of Politics, Chicago, United States

2014-2015 Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress, Washington, United States

2007-2011 Member of Parliament, Turkish Grand National Assembly, Ankara, Turkey

1996-1999 Master in International Relations Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey

Areas of Expertise:

Turkish foreign and security policy, Turkish domestic policy, Turkey and Russia.

SWP Publications (selection):

Dimitar Bechev, Suat Kınıklıoğlu

Turkey and Russia: No Birds of the Same Feather

SWP Comment 2020/C 24, May 2020, 4 Pages


Suat Kınıklıoğlu

Syrian Refugees in Turkey: Changing Attitudes and Fortunes

SWP Comment 2020/C 05, February 2020, 4 Pages


External Publications (selection):

Suat Kınıklıoğlu

Les relations turco-russes: compartimentées, asymétriques et anti-hégémoniques

in: Turquie, de Atatürk à Erdogan, France Forum, n° 76, Avril 2020

Media quotes (selection):

Hannah Lucinda Smith

Erdogan’s right flank under threat as faithful drift away

A party pitched at religious conservatives and led by the former prime minister could be enough to break the president’s grip on power, Hannah Lucinda Smith writes in Istanbul

in:, 19.12.2019
Kristina Jovanovski

Erdoğan’s Grip on Power Shows Cracks As Splinter Parties Emerge

A second splinter party from the Turkish president’s AKP is expected to be announced in the coming weeks, giving disenchanted conservative voters an alternative

in:, 17.12.2019