Galip Dalay

Galip Dalay

Galip Dalay is a senior associate fellow on Turkey and Kurdish Affairs at the Al Jazeera Centre for Studies and research director at Al Sharq Forum.

Turkey

Is there really a Turkey-Iran rapprochement?

Can common concerns about US policies in the Middle East and Kurdish statehood ambitions bring Turkey and Iran together?

Is there really a Turkey-Iran rapprochement?

Qatar

The Gulf crisis: Royal ambitions and shaky alliances

Saudi Arabia and the UAE are trying to solve their legitimacy issues by forming an anti-Qatari bloc.

The Gulf crisis: Royal ambitions and shaky alliances

Battle for Aleppo

No peace in sight in Syria

Despite the fall of Aleppo and the Russian-Turkish-Iranian diplomatic drive, the Syrian war is not about to end soon.

No peace in sight in Syria

European Union

The Turkey-EU fallout

Can relations between the EU and Turkey be mended?

The Turkey-EU fallout

Syria's Civil War

Turkey's Jarablus operation scorecard

Turkey and the US still take very different positions on the fighting Kurdish forces in Syria.

Turkey's Jarablus operation scorecard

ISIS

From sporadic to systematic ISIL attacks in Turkey

Wedding bombing highlights need to find a political settlement to the Syrian crisis and Turkey's Kurdish issue.

From sporadic to systematic ISIL attacks in Turkey

Turkey attempted coup

Turkey: Let's close the chapter of coups

The government should have a well-developed plan for dealing with the country's major issues.

Turkey: Let's close the chapter of coups

Politics

The people defeated the coup in Turkey

When people of all persuasions stood against it, they turned a dark night into a bright morning for Turkish democracy.

The people defeated the coup in Turkey

Business & Economy

Brexit may be a good thing for Turkey

After Brexit, Turkey and Europe should focus on what is workable for them.

Brexit may be a good thing for Turkey

Politics

Why Turkey is mending ties with old foes

The recalibration of Turkish foreign policy has nothing to do with the departure of Ahmet Davutoglu.

Why Turkey is mending ties with old foes

Middle East

Turkey can't avoid new post-Arab Spring mindset

Occupied with old fears, Turkey must not lose sight of the bigger picture of the Arab uprisings.

Turkey can't avoid new post-Arab Spring mindset

War & Conflict

Turkey's terrifying challenges after Istanbul attack

This attack appears intended at disrupting Turkey's tourism industry by depicting the country as unsafe.

Turkey's terrifying challenges after Istanbul attack