List of Interviews

List of persons interviewed in Turkey

Academia

Atilla Askar President, Koç University

Fatoş Göksen Assistant Professor of Sociology, Koç University

Fuat Keyman Professor of International Relations, Koç Universit

Hasan Subaşı Distinguished Executive in Residence, Koç University

Şuhnaz Yilmaz Department of International Relations, Koç University

Barış Tan Professor of Operations Management, Director of Graduate School of Business, Koç University

Kemal Yılmaz MBA Student, Koç University

Gülden Ayman Director, TÜSIAD, Boğaziçi University, Foreign Policy Forum

Think tanks and Non-profit organizations

Hasan Ali Karasar Chairman, Turkestan Studies, ASAM (Center for Eurasian Strategic Studies)

Major General (Ret.) Head of Geopolitics and Strategic Studies, Armağan Kuloğlu ASAM

Navy Captain (Ret.) Senior Researcher, Geopolitics and Strategic Studies, Yılmaz Aklar ASAM

Kemal Köprülü General Coordinator, ARI Movement

Özgül Erdemli Secretary General, International Relations, ARI Movement

Haluk Önen Member of the Coordination Council, ARI Movement

Kaya Aslan Deputy General Secretary, ARI Movement

Elcan Yılmaz Board Member, ARI Movement

Ural Aküzüm General Secretary of Local Development, ARI Movement

Faruk Demir General Manager, GELECEK International Consultancy

Altay Gökakın Senior Advisor, GELECEK International Consultancy

Fatma Kabasakallı Foreign Relations Assistant, GELECEK International Consultancy

Ayşe Bilge Dicleli Chairwoman, KA-DER (Association for Support and Training of Women Candidates)

Sevi Bozoğlu Attorney at Law, KA-DER

Seyhan Ekşioğlu Attorney at Law, KA-DER

Nil Mutluer Academician, İstanbul Bilgi University, KA-DER

Ayşe Bilge Dicleli Publisher, KA-DER

Dr. Mustafa Şahin President, European Studies Department, ASAM

Şanlı Bahadir Koç Researcher, USA Research Desk, ASAM

Rana Birden Güneş Civil Society Development Programme

Business

Erkut Yüceoğlu TÜSIAD (Turkish Industrialists and Businessmen’s Association)

Ahmet Ciğer Vice President, İSHAD (Business Life Cooperation Association)

Levent Kenez Deputy Secretary General, Foreign Relations, İSHAD

Mustafa M. Günay Executive Board Member / Secretary General, İSHAD

İsmail Köksal Secretary General, TOBB (Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges,  of Turkey)

Füsun Karacasoy Manager, Department of International Relations, TOBB

Duru D. Özkaban Head, Department of Foreign Economic Relations, TOBB

Kemaleddin Koyuncu Deputy Head of Department, Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency

Ahmed K. Han Executive Consultant, Turkish Exporters Assembly

Faruk Berksan President, KAR Groups of Companies

Mustafa Baştuğ Chairman of the Board, Uşak Industralists and Businessmen Association

Ahmet Demirel Senior Executive Vice President, TSKB (Turkish Development Bank)

Süleyman Kan Chairman of the Board, Baykan Group

Yaşar Küçükçalık President, Küçükçalık

Ömer Sengüller Chairman, Sessfoods

Dr. Erkut Yücadoğlu Chairman of the Board, TURKUAZ Tourism Investment and Trade

Ahmet Çalık President, Çalık Holding

Necdet Timur Orgeneral, (Ret.)

Erdal Bahçıvan General Manager, Bahçıvan Food Industry and Trade A.S.

Fatih Balatacı General Manager, AKFEL Group, Energy and Pipeline Solutions

Gülsün Bozkurt Sultan Kaniklari (The Sultan’s Boat)

Selçuk Sevinç Assistant to the President, Calik Holding, A.S.

Serhat Albayrak Deputy General Manager, Calik Holding, A.S.

Evrim Rizvanoğlu Business Development Manager, Fermak Construction Company

Government

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan Prime Minister

Egemen Bağıs Foreign Policy Advisor to the Prime Minister

Ali Babacan State Minister in Charge of Economy (AKP)

Mustafa Rumeli Chief of Staff, Office of the State Minister Ali Babacan

Cemil Çiçek Minister of Justice (AKP)

Mehmet Kemal Bozay Director of Iraq Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Ebru Barutçu Head of Department, Policy Planning, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Dr. Sükrü M. Elekdağ Member of Parliament, İstanbul, Turkish General Assembly

Ziyaddin Akbulut Member of the Parliament, Tekirdağ, Turkish General Assembly

Meral Barlas Deputy Directorate General for the Americas, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Local Government

Mustafa Sarıgül Mayor of Şişli, İstanbul, American Embassy in Ankara

Eric Edelman U.S. Ambassador to Turkey

John Kunstadter Advisor, Political Affairs

Stuart Smith Political and Economic Section Chief, Consulate General of the United States of America

Media

Aslı Aydintaşbaş Columnist, Yeni Binyıl

Nuri Çolakoğlu Coordinator for Print Media and TVs, DOĞAN Media Group

Ekrem Dumanlı Editor-in-Chief, Turkish Daily ZAMAN

Abdülhamit Bilici Foreign News Editor, Turkish Daily ZAMAN

Doğan Satmış Hürriyet

Harun Tokak President, The Journalists and Writers Foundation

Mustafa Akyol Director of International Relations, Journalists and Writers Foundation

Nevval Sevindi Journalist/ Writer and Chief Advisor, Journalists and Writers Foundation

Murat Yetkin Ankara Representative, Turkish Daily RADIKAL

Sedat Ergin Hürriyet

Celil Sağir Diplomatic Correspondent, ZAMAN

İsmail Birol Konuk Journalists and Writers Foundation

Military

İlhan Kılıç General TUAF (Ret.) 22nd Commander TUAF

Dr. H. Edip Başer Director, Yeditepe University Institute of Atatürk’s Principles and Revolution History

Ogan Soysal Strategic and Social Researchers Foundation, The Marmara Group,

List of Persons Interviewed in the United States

Washington

Abdullah Akyuz Representative to the United States, Turkish Industrialist’ and Businessmen Association (TUSIAD)

Zeyno Baran Director, International Security and Energy Programs Nixon Center

Yakup Beris Deputy Representative, TUSIAD

Matt Bryza Director of Aegean, Caucasus and Central Asia, U.S. National Security Council

Soner Cagaptay Director of the Turkish Research Program, Washington Institute for Near East Policy

Faruk Logoglu Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey, Embassy of the Republic of Turkey

Larry Silverman Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs, U.S. Department of State

New York

Turkkaya Atavo Professor, Ankara University

Talat Halman Professor, Ankara University

Clark B. Lombardi Cleary Gottlieb Steen and Hamilton

Dilek Pamir Wife of the Permanent Representative of Turkey, to the United Nations

Ömer Önhon Consul General, Consulate of the Republic of Turkey in New York

Rodney B. Wagner Retired Vice-Chairman, J.P. Morgan

Boston

Samuel Huntington Albert J. Weatherhead III University Professor, Department of Government, Harvard University, Pittsburg

Omer Bilen Master Candidate in Public Policy and Management, Heinz School, Carnegie Mellon University

Martin Black Director, Career Services, Carnegie Mellon University

Suleyman Erdem Master Candidate in Public Policy and Management, Heinz School, Carnegie Mellon University

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