Halil M. Karaveli is a Senior Fellow with the Turkey Center of the Central Asia-Caucasus Institute & Silk Road Studies Program Joint Center and the editor of its publication The Turkey Analyst.

From 1991 to 2007, Mr. Karaveli served as an editorial writer at the Swedish daily Östgöta Correspondenten. His publications include Turkiet – en nygammal stormakt? [Turkey – a reborn great power?] (Swedish Institute of International affairs, 1993) and Landet mellan öst och väst – en historisk-politisk översikt [The country between East and West – a historical and political overview], in Turkiet – Bro eller barriär mellan Europa och Asien [Turkey – Bridge or Barrier between Europe and Asia] (1997), Prospects for a “Torn” Turkey: A Secular and Unitary Future? (2008), co-authored with Svante E. Cornell, and Reconciling Statism with Freedom – Turkey’s Kurdish Opening (2010).

Mr. Karaveli’s recent research has been focused on authoritarianism in Turkey, the return of the military and the interplay of class dynamics and democratic failure.

Mr. Karaveli’s articles have been published in the New York Times, Foreign Affairs and the National Interest.

Mr. Karaveli is a frequent commentator on Turkish affairs in Swedish media.

Mr. Karaveli holds a B.Sc. in Political science from the University of Gothenburg.

Publications by Halil M. Karaveli