Muhammed Lütfi Türkcan

Muhammed Lütfi Türkcan is a Deputy Researcher at TRT World Research Centre. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and International Relations from Boğaziçi University. He holds a Master of Arts in International Relations from Koc University and is currently a PhD candidate in that same department. His research interests include U.S foreign policy, international security, grand strategy and terrorism.
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Murder in a Consulate: The Killing of Jamal Khashoggi

This info-pack analyses the Jamal Khashoggi affair and investigates key questions surrounding this political assassination.This info-pack analyses the Jamal Khashoggi affair and investigates key...

Turkey’s Election 2018

Turkish people will go to the polls to elect their president and MPs on June 24, 2018.The upcoming June 24 elections will mark the...

The unravelling of the US alliance politics

The network of alliances that the America has built over the last 70 years is slowly being unstitched by Trump.In the last couple of...

Operation Olive Branch

On January 20, 2018, Turkey launched Operation Olive Branch in the town of Afrin in northwest Syria. TRT World Research Centre’s report provides extensive...

Trump’s bullish internationalism is being confused with isolationism

Intensified US and Chinese competition on trade could reshape the international trading environment. More importantly it could be a precursor to a new form...

We Are All In the Same Boat: Regional Cooperation to Address the Humanitarian Crisis

The second day of the TRT World Forum 2017 opened with a joint keynote speech by José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, the former Prime Minister...

TRT World Forum 2017 Book

The TRT World Forum 2017, a two-day summit organised by the TRT World Research Centre, gathered academics, politicians, journalists, experts and members of civil...

Iran Sanctions Case

TRT World Research Centre’s report on the Iran sanctions case provides a detailed information about the developments in one of the most controversial cases...

Setting an Example: Turkey’s Humanitarian Role

This session mainly discussed Turkey's current position as a leading humanitarian actor in the international arena. Turkey, as a rising power, has been playing...

Confronting Global Terror

This session primarily dealt with the question of how to develop a comprehensive strategy to counter global terrorism. The rise of global terrorism has...

Turkey’s Constitutional Reform: A Review of Constitutional History, Current Parliamentary System and Proposed Presidential System

TRT World Research Centre’s report on the constitutional amendment explains what the proposed changes mean for the country’s political future. Discussed in the light...

Six Years of War in Syria: Political and Humanitarian Aspect

Syria has always been among the top stories for TRT World. The Research Centre brings more depth to the Syrian War by this recent...

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