Editor-in-Chief of Arab News
Professor of International Relations at Kadir Has University
Senior Fellow at the Washington Institute
Senior Vice President and Director of the International Security Program at CSIS
Senior Associate with the Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation
How do countries in the Middle East perceive the US role in their region? What are Russia’s interests and actions and how have these changed since the beginning of the war in Ukraine? How will Turkey navigate the complex political relations and security concerns it has in the region? Does the relationship between Russia and Iran have a sound strategic basis, or is it a temporary marriage of convenience? How will the war in Syria be affected by the changing international positions and behaviour of Russia and the west?