Assis. Professor of Social Sciences at University of Ankara; Director of Security Policy, SETA Foundation,
Murat Yesiltaş is an Associate Professor at Social Sciences University of Ankara. He is also the Director of Security Policy at the SETA Foundation. He is currently working on the following research projects: “The Rise of Kurdish Geopolitical Space, Border Security in the Middle East” and “The New Regional Security Project in the Middle East (NRSP)”. His recent books, including Turkish and English, are Türkiye Dünyanın Neresinde? Hayali Coğrafyalar, Çarpışan Anlatılar(2015); Türkiye’de Ordu ve Jeopolitik Zihniyet(2016); Non-State Military Actors in the Middle East: Geopolitics, Strategy and Ideology(2018), When Strategy Collapses: The Failure of the PKK’s Urban Terrorist Campaign(with N. Özçelik, 2018).