Suat Kınıklıoğlu


Mercator Fellowship Program

Granting institution

Partner institution

Period of the Fellowship

September 2014 - June 2015

Project title

German-American-Turkish Partnership

Project description

Suat Kınıklıoğlu’s activities focus on promoting better understanding of German-American-Turkish relations. His Senior Fellowship contributes to establishing a strategic policy dialogue between these countries. 

Short biography

Suat Kınıklıoğlu is a former Turkish parliamentarian who has been the executive director of the think tank Center for Strategic Communication (STRATIM) since retiring from politics in 2011. He writes regular columns on Turkish domestic and foreign policy, including in the Financial Times, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, the Guardian and the Turkish newspaper Today’s Zaman.