Fuat Emir Şefkatli


As a graduate of Yeditepe University, Department of Political Science and International Relations, he received his master's degree from Plymouth University, Department of International Relations and Global Security. He continues his PhD studies at the Strategy and Security Studies Program of the National Defense University, Atatürk Strategic Research Institute (ATASAREN).

His work mainly focuses on Libya, while terrorist movements in the Sahel, geopolitics of the Red Sea, soft power, and public diplomacy are among his areas of special interest. He works as a North African Studies Researcher at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies (ORSAM). He is proficient in English and has good knowledge of German.

Postponed Libyan Presidential Elections and Macron’s Pragmatism

One of the basic priorities of France's foreign policy is to ensure security in the Mediterranean in line with its national interests....

The Problem of Foreign Mercenaries in Libya: the Front for Change and Concord in Chad (FACT)

After many years of conflict in Libya, the 5 + 5 Joint Military Commission, which was formed by the representatives of the warring factions, agreed...

Saudi Arabia Casting Shadow Over Morocco-Turkey Economic Relations

After the UAE, together with Saudi Arabia, announced their support for Morocco in the Western Sahara crisis, Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed...