IN THE MEDIA

November 1, 2018 At Washington’s Eye show at Voice of America on the Jamal Khashoggi affair and its regional implications 

June 27, 2018 At Washington’s Eye show at Voice of America on Turkey’s Election Results

June 7, 2018 Quoted by CBC News on Trump’s White House Iftar Dinner

May 22, 2018 Quoted by AlBawaba on Turkey’s domestic debates about Syrian refugees

May 10, 2018 Quoted by Al-Monitor on Erdogan’s policy toward Iran after Trump’s renewal of US sanctions

April 30, 2018 At Washington’s Eye show at Voice of America on Iraqi Elections and the Future of Shia Militias

March 18, 2018 At BBC World News on Turkey’s Annexation of Afrin and the future of Syria

February 26, 2018 Quoted by Ahval News on Turkey’s military activism in the Red Sea

February 11, 2018 Quoted by An-Nahar on Turkey’s potential military operation in Manbij

February 2, 2018 At Rudaw TV on Washington’s renewed efforts in Kurdistan and its implications for Iraq’s 2018 elections

January 6, 2018 Quoted by The Globe Post on Erdogan’s support for Tehran against anti-regime protests

December 17, 2017 At BBC World News on Turkey’s decision to open an embassy in East Jerusalem

December 17, 2017 Quoted by The Intercept on the Syrian opposition in the face of the Assad regime’s war crimes in Eastern Ghouta

December 15, 2017 Quoted by The Globe Post on Turkey’s leadership to defend Palestine at the Organization for Islamic Cooperation (OIC) meeting in Istanbul

October 24, 2017 At Voice of America News Hour on Iraq’s Kirkuk

October 22, 2017 Quoted by Estado de Sao Paulo on the Islamic State in Syria

October 17, 2017 Quoted by EXAME on the future of ISIS in Syria and Iraq after Raqqa’s fall

October 10, 2017 Quoted by The Media Line on developments in Turkey’s Southeast following the Kurdistan Referendum

September 21, 2017 Quoted by The Middle East Monitor on Shia militias and the Iraq’s 2018 elections

April 17, 2017 At NRT TV News on Turkey’s referendum 

April 14, 2017 Quoted by USA TODAY on Arab public opinion of Islamic State

Dec 19, 2016 Quoted by EXAME on Turkey-Russia power play in Syria after the fall of Aleppo

Nov 5, 2016 Quoted by The Media Line on the arrests of Kurdish political party leaders in Turkey

August 10, 2016 At CCTV’s The Heat to discuss mass purge in Turkey and Erdogan-Putin rapprochement 

July 25, 2016 Interview with Rudaw (in Turkish) PKK-Türkiye: Sonbahar’da Ateşkes mi? 

July 20, 2016 Comments on Turkey’s Failed Coup and Its Aftermath at EWTN News Nightly

July 6, 2016 At Crosstalk with Peter Lavelle on Turkey’s changing policy in Syria 

June 16, 2016 Quoted in Open Democracy on Turkey’s Kurdish party closure case

April 26, 2016 Interview with Estadao on radicalization of Muslim youth and ISIS recruitment in the West 

April 19, 2016 Interview with K24 (Kurdistan24) TV live coverage at the book launch Rival Kurdish Movements in Turkey

April 18, 2016 Quoted in The Media Line article on lifting immunity of the pro-Kurdish politicians in Turkey

March 12, 2016 Interview with Hurriyet Daily News– Local Rivalry Key to Understanding Turkey’s Kurdish Question 

March 12, 2016 At Turkey Book Talk on Rival Kurdish Movements in Turkey 

February 21, 2016 Interview with Radio Nawa on US 2016 elections and its policy implications for the Middle East 

October 20, 2015 At Rudaw TV’s Inside America show to discuss presidential crisis and public protests in Iraqi Kurdistan

August 5, 2015 At Al-Arabiya TV on Turkey’s new operations in Syria

August 2, 2015 Interview with Vocal International  on Turkey’s double war on ISIS and PKK 

July 29, 2015 Quoted in Middle East Monitor article on Turkey’s Syria strategy 

June 24, 2015 Quoted in Slate article on Turkey’s election results and the Kurdish peace process

June 20, 2015 Interview with Hurriyet Daily News Critical Period for Hizbullah in Turkey’s Tense Southeast

June 5, 2015 Quoted in Middle East Eye article on possible outcomes of Turkey’s elections 

June 4, 2015 Quoted in Huffington Post article on rising popularity of pro-Kurdish HDP in Turkey

May 5, 2015 At Rudaw TV News Hour on President Masoud Barzani’s visit to Washington, DC

Apr 22, 2015 At NRT TV on Turkey’s Kurdish Peace Process